Tag: Dubai World Central (DWC)

dnata enhances Dubai cargo operations with autonomous drones

dnata enhances Dubai cargo operations with autonomous drones

dnata has announced the successful integration of autonomous drones into its cargo operations in Dubai. The cargo handler said this "strategic" initiative has "significantly" enhanced operational efficiencies at its Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) facilities - delivering "...

Dubai Airports and GMR-Hyderabad announce the formation of a logistics corridor

Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC), and GMR Hyderabad (GMR-HYD) have joined forces to create a Covid-19 vaccine distribution corridor. Home to 88 global airlines including Dubai's flagship carrier Emirates, and 12 international and 400 local and r...

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...

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...

DWC falls just short of the 1 million tonnage mark in 2018

Dubai’s cargo focused airport Dubai World Central (DWC) handled 987,986 tonnes in 2018 – a 1.6 per cent uplift on 2017. The airport moved a total of 258,375 tonnes in the fourth quarter which gave the overall annual figure a boost. DWC is gearing up for a major surge in activity in the sec...

RSA National airside cargo terminal at DWC opened

RSA National’s new airside cargo terminal at Dubai World Central (DWC) has opened its doors. Phase 1 has been completed with a 13,000 square metre area features consolidated freight forwarding and multi-modal capabilities but there are expansion plans to grow the site to 56,000 square metres. ...

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...

DWC cargo volume rises 7.1% in the first half of 2018

Cargo volumes at Dubai World Central (DWC) grew to 475,190 tonnes in the first half of the year - a year-on-year (YOY) increase of 7.1 per cent compared to 443,835 tonnes recorded last year, Operator Dubai Airports said after a robust growth of nearly nine per cent in first quarter, cargo volumes...

Strong 8.9% tonnage growth in Q1 at DWC

Cargo traffic at Dubai World Central (DWC) grew 8.9 per cent during the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, according to a report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. DWC handled a total of 229,831 tonnes of freight between January and March 2018, up on the 211,144 tonnes during the corresponding per...

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