Emirates SkyCargo set to expand footprint in the UK
A Monitor Report 07 Jun, 2018 | 3494 Views|-+
Dubai: Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is gearing up to facilitate more trade between the UK and the rest of the world by adding London Stansted and Edinburgh to its global network of over 155 destinations. London Stansted and Edinburgh will be Emirates SkyCargo’s seventh and eighth destinations in the UK. Services to Stansted and Edinburgh will start from June 8 and October 1 respectively.
Emirates SkyCargo will be operating a daily service to both destinations on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft and will be offering a cargo capacity of up to 20 tonnes per flight. This will translate into an additional cargo capacity of over 500 tonnes per week for exports and imports for the UK market.
The air cargo carrier currently offers the UK a weekly cargo capacity of over 2000 tonnes on over 120 passenger flights and two freighter flights. Emirates SkyCargo is one of the three leading international air cargo carriers for the UK market.
Emirates SkyCargo is the world’s largest international cargo airline and operates a modern, all widebody fleet of over 265 aircraft including 14 freighters- 13 Boeing 777-Fs and one B747F.