Emirates SkyCargo ready for DWC move

Critical first phase of the building has been completed, Emirates SkyCargo to start testing.

Emirates SkyCargo

Emirates SkyCargo is on track for its move to Dubai World Central (DWC) with the first phase of the building being finished. Starting May 1, 2014, all 12 freighters will operate from the new cargo terminal.

As of April 2, the cross docks and perishables areas have been fully completed and mark a critical milestone in the start of operations scheduled for May 1. The cargo handling system and interiors are due to be finalized shortly and are also well on schedule.

With the conclusion of the first construction phase Emirates SkyCargo is currently starting to test facilities and trucking operations between DWC and Dubai International Airport. Initially operations will start with 250 staff, which will be increased to 500 staff upon full operation of the entire terminal.