INDIA & MIDDLE EAST: Emirates daily to Prague with belly capacity
In early July Emirates kicked off its daily non-stop passenger service to Prague, Czech Republic using an A330- 200 aircraft with 16 tonnes of available belly capacity. Trade between the Czech Republic and the UAE has leapt from under US$26 million in 1993 to US$678 million in 2008, according to the Czech Foreign Ministry. Nearly […]
August 1, 2010
Trade between the Czech Republic and the UAE has leapt from under US$26 million in 1993 to US$678 million in 2008, according to the Czech Foreign Ministry.
Nearly 30 per cent of exports to the UAE are glass products including Czech-made Bohemian glass, which can be seen in chandeliers and other decorative features in hotels across Dubai and elsewhere in the UAE.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Bohemian Glass is probably the best known of the glass to be produced in the Czech Republic and Emirates SkyCargo already carries this via road to connect with EmiratesÃ¢â‚¬™ Vienna flights,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Ram Menen, EmiratesÃ¢â‚¬™ divisional senior vice president, cargo.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“There is no doubt that the new nonstop flight between Prague and Dubai presents, excuse the pun, a crystal clear opportunity Ã¢â‚¬” not just to support the glass industry, but a whole range of trade, which we can carry in the belly hold of the A330-200s serving the route.Ã¢â‚¬Â
As well as bringing glass products from the Czech Republic to Dubai, Emirates SkyCargo also ships them to other parts of the Middle East, the Indian sub-continent, Africa and the Far East.