Tag: UAE

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 "...

Etihad Cargo to Host Cargo iQ Working Group Meeting in UAE’s Capital

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, will host Cargo iQ's first working group meeting of 2023 in the UAE's capital, Abu Dhabi. The meeting will bring together over 40 attendees plus online members from around the world to explore how industry standards and digital t...

Group Concorde’s product enhancements

Group Concorde have secured 02 additional airlines to their portfolio to represent through multiple Cargo GSA contracts in the month of April, 2022 in the territories of UAE, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Philippines & Laos. ITA Airways appointed Group Concorde as their GSA agent in UAE, Phili...

Emirates SkyCargo helps UAE company export premium oysters to Moscow

Over the last one year, the cargo division of Emirates airline has been transporting a new home-grown delicacy from the UAE to some of the finest restaurants in Moscow: premium oysters. Dibba Bay Oysters, a UAE start-up based in the emirate of Fujairah, has been growing premium oysters in the sp...

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 ...

Etihad becomes the first airline in the UAE to roll out electronic technical logs

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is the country’s first airline to implement electronic technical logs (eTech logs) for airline operations. The approval from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for implementation on Etihad’s freighter fleet accelerates the journey toward...

Emirates SkyCargo pulls out all stops to maintain food supplies into the UAE

Emirates SkyCargo has utilised the cargo capacity on its Boeing 777 freighter and Boeing 777-300ER passenger freighter aircraft to help maintain and replenish food supplies in the UAE during the Covid-19 pandemic. The air cargo carrier has helped import more than 34,000 tonnes of food into the coun...

The Animal Transportation Association 46th Annual Conference

The Animal Transportation Association (ATA) hosted their 46th Annual Conference – collaboration with Etihad Cargo in Abu Dhabi, UAE.  The Planning Committee welcomed colleagues from around the world who represent their expertise in the various areas of live animal transportation and conferen...

Etihad Cargo Launches Cargo Control Centre

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, has taken its data-driven digitalization journey another step forward with the launch of its state-of-the-art Cargo Control Centre (CCC) at its head office in Abu Dhabi. Launching a year after Etihad Cargo embarked on a far-...

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 ...

Emirates celebrates 5 years of flying pharma from Belgium and seafood from Norway

Life-saving medication manufactured in Belgium and fresh salmon from Norway are just two of the commodities flown by Emirates SkyCargo from the two countries - as it celebrates five years of operations from the two countries. The Dubai-based carrier has flown over 235,000 tonnes of cargo to and ...

Emirates appoints new members to senior management team

Emirates has made changes to its senior management team including the appointment of Adnan Kazim as chief commercial officer (CCO). As CCO, Kazim is responsible for worldwide commercial operations of the Dubai-based airline, e-commerce, and also Emirates SkyCargo. Along with Kazim, Adel Al Re...

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...

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