Tag: Dubai International Airport

Emirates SkyCargo expands pharma cool chain infrastructure in Dubai

Emirates SkyCargo is further strengthening its temperature sensitive pharma and vaccine handling capabilities in Dubai with the extension of its fully automated cool room with 94 airline pallet positions at its EU GDP certified dedicated pharma facility at Dubai International Airport. The exten...

dnata achieves special cargo milestone in UAE

Air services provider dnata has achieved a special cargo milestone in Dubai. Since March last year, the company's highly-trained teams have handled over 5,000 cargo-in-cabin flights, safely moving 50,000 tons of shipments at Dubai International airport (DXB). In response to the strong air cargo ...

Emirates SkyCargo flies first salmon shipments as part of partnership with Seafood Souq

Emirates SkyCargo has formed a partnership with Seafood Souq - a Dubai based start-up working on transparent and efficient sourcing of seafood – and has flown its first shipments of Scottish salmon. Early on Friday, 6 September, a batch of salmon arrived in Dubai in the cargo hold of Emirates ...

Strong growth in perishable and pharma tonnage for Emirates SkyCargo

Emirates SkyCargo has seen strong cool chain growth since the beginning of April and mid-August 2019, moving over 150,000 tonnes of perishables and 27,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals through Dubai. Since 2017, Emirates SkyCargo said it has seen an increase of seven per cent in the volume of pharma...

Emirates SkyCargo reports 17% tonnage uplift to and from Malaysia

Emirates SkyCargo has reported growth of 17 per cent in cargo transported into and out of Malaysia during the 2018/19 financial year. The carrier moved close to 23,000 tonnes through Kuala Lumpur International Airport, making it the largest volume of any freight operator at the hub, according to...

Runway closure drives Dubai’s 18.3% tonnage decline in first half of 2019

Closure of one of the two runways for 45 days at Dubai International Airport (DXB) in the first half of the year fuelled a decline in the gateway’s air cargo tonnage. The UAE airport handled 1,036,474 tonnes of air freight during the period, a significant decline of 18.3 per cent on the same p...

Emirates adds new belly route to Mexico City via Barcelona

Emirates is to start a new daily service from Dubai International Airport to Mexico City International Airport via Barcelona – starting on 9 December 2019. The new route will be operated with a two-class Boeing 777-200LR. It will offer up to 14 tonnes of cargo, opening up access to more global...

Emirates SkyCargo notches a new Dubai hub milestone

Emirates SkyCargo has transported the one millionth unit loading device (ULD) through its bonded corridor trucking service connecting Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC). The trucking service allows for rapid connection of cargo between Emirates’ passenger and freigh...

Emirates increases capacity to Amsterdam with five new weekly flights

Emirates has increased its belly cargo capacity from Dubai International Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol by adding five additional flights per week fto meet strong market demand on the route. Four more weekly services will be started effective 1 December 2018 and the fifth will be added fro...

Cargo tonnage down in May at Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport handled 221,363 tonnes of cargo during May - down 4.9 per cent compared to 232,884 tonnes during the same month last year. Operator Dubai Airport has also reported that year to date cargo in 2018 to the end of May totalled 1,053,549 tonnes compared to 1,087,243 tonnes ...

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