Tag: Emirates SkyCargo

  • Nairobi facility gets first two customers

    Emirates SkyCargo and Astral Aviation will be the first cargo carriers to make use of the new Transglobal Cargo Centre on-airport facility at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), at Nairobi. Transglobal said that Dubai-based Emirates and Nairobi-based Astral...... Read More
  • Al Maktoum airport sees historic first flight

    Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International airport officially began operations on June 27 after the new airport passed a series of operational tests conducted during its first ‘live’ flight. An Emirates SkyCargo B777 freighter operating Hong Kong-Dubai touched down in...... Read More
  • Dubai: 4th month of double digit cargo growth

    Dubai international airport started the new year in fine form with cargo volumes continuing their strong upward trend with the fourth consecutive month of double-digit increases, surging 31.5 per cent. Dubai Airports Cargo handled 171,453 tonnes of freight in...... Read More
  • Emirates SkyCargo launches daily Durban

    Emirates SkyCargo has launched daily direct services from Dubai International Airport to the South African port city of Durban, its third destination in the country and 17th in Africa. The inaugural flight was carrying 14 tonnes of cargo in...... Read More
  • Emirates cargo boss hopes for ‘U’ shaped recovery

    It may seem contrarian, but there is at least one air cargo executive out there that does not wish for a sharp recovery in the global economy. Speaking to Payload Asia on the sidelines of the recent Air Cargo...... Read More
  • SIA/Emirates ordered to cooperate with investigation

    Singapore Airlines and Emirates have been forced by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to cooperate in the ACCC’s investigation into price-fixing after a Federal Court judge ruled that air cargo bound for Australia from overseas was not...... Read More
  • Emirates predicts cargo recovery starting from 3Q

    Despite the precipitous declines of the past few months, Emirates SkyCargo is predicting a recovery in cargo volumes in the last quarter of 2009. “The dramatic fall was in November and December,” said Emirates SkyCargo senior vice president Ram...... Read More
  • Emirates takes delivery of first B777 Freighter

    Emirates SkyCargo has taken delivery of its first Boeing 777 Freighter, making it the second carrier to begin operating the newest generation freighter on the market, after Air France-KLM Cargo took delivery of its first in late February. The...... Read More