Emirates SkyCargo is the freight division of Emirates. Reflecting Emirates’ overall policy of excellence in every area of operation, Emirates SkyCargo’s investment in highly-qualified staff, the very latest information technology, the most efficient aircraft and the finest ground handling facilities, has made it a significant force in the global air cargo industry.
In the 2010-11 financial year, Emirates SkyCargo carried 1.8 million tonnes of cargo across its network, contributing 17.4 per cent - US$ 2.4 billion - of the airline’s total transport revenue. Based out of Dubai International Airport, its $327million 43,600 square meter Cargo Mega Terminal is designed to handle 1.2 million tonnes of cargo a year.
Emirates' 169-strong fleet – including eight freighters – is one of the youngest in the skies.
In 2010, the carrier launched nine new routes, including three freighter services - to Almaty, Bagram, and Campinas. Emirates’ new routes in 2011 include Basra (2nd February), Erbil (9th February, freighter only), Geneva (1st June), Copenhagen (1st August), St Petersburg (1st November), Lome (11th November, freighter-only), Baghdad (13th November), while Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires (both 3rd January, 2012), Dublin (9th January), Lusaka and Harare (both 1st February), Dallas (2nd February) Seattle (1st March), Ho Chi Minh City (4th June), Barcelona (3rd July) and Lisbon (9th July) will be added to the network in 2012.
Emirates SkyCargo currently serves a global route network that spans 122 points in 72 countries, including 11 cargo-only destinations, while more than 50 of the locations Emirates SkyCargo serves are e-freight compliant.
So if you are emigrating or a student returning home and have additional luggage, please visit our website www.skycargo.com where you will be able to access all our worldwide destinations and obtain an instant online quote, or contact us direct on 0191 286 3717.