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Dubai’s Emirates SkyCargo operates over 10,000 flights in 3 months

Dubai’s Emirates SkyCargo operates over 10,000 flights in 3 months

The flights facilitated the movement of essential commodities and other supplies for individual consumers and businesses worldwide

Emirates SkyCargo has operated more than 10,000 cargo flights to destinations across six continents between April and June 2020, it said on July 21.

The flights, which were a mix of scheduled, ad-hoc and charter operations, facilitated the movement of essential commodities and other supplies for individual consumers and businesses worldwide.

Nabil Sultan, Emirates divisional senior vice president, cargo said: “Emirates SkyCargo has innovatively adapted our cargo operations and offerings over the last few months in line with rapidly evolving market demand. In keeping with our core value as a global facilitator of trade and economies, we have re-grown our network to over 100 destinations with robust flight frequencies to key production and consumer markets.”

During the months of May and June, Emirates SkyCargo operated an average of more than 3,800 flights per month, with aircraft travelling to over 100 destinations and covering approximately 37 million kilometres.

Starting from just over 35 destinations at the end of March 2020, Emirates SkyCargo has expanded its network to over 100 scheduled cargo destinations worldwide for the month of July 2020.

Emirates SkyCargo is helping reconnect cities to international trade lanes as manufacturing and other economic activities recommence, by transporting urgently needed medical supplies and food to materials required for manufacturing and other industries.

Meanwhile, Emirates’ passenger network is expected to expand to 63 destinations in August.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates to resume flights to Stockholm from August 1

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