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Emirates SkyCargo expecting growth in 2024


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Emirates SkyCargo, the air freight division of Emirates, is expecting an operational growth of up to 8 per cent in 2024, according to Nabil Sultan, Divisional Senior Vice-President of Emirates SkyCargo.

Sultan highlighted the UAE’s vital role in global trade, emphasising the consistent growth rates within the nation’s cargo sector, ranging from 20 to 25 per cent annually. This success, he attributed to the UAE’s robust infrastructure and seamless connectivity between airports and seaports, facilitating efficient air-sea cargo movement worldwide.

For nearly four decades, Emirates SkyCargo has served as a key facilitator of global trade, connecting people and businesses across six continents through its network of over 140 destinations. The company boasts a modern infrastructure at its cargo hubs, with its main centre located in Dubai.

Emirates SkyCargo boasts a robust fleet exceeding 250 aircraft, including both passenger and dedicated cargo options. Notably, 70 per cent of their goods are transported efficiently on passenger aircraft, with each carrying at least 20 tonnes of cargo. Their dedicated fleet consists of 11 Boeing 777F freighters, catering to specialised cargo needs.

He stated that the Emirates SkyCargo has established itself as a leader in the air logistics industry through continuous investments in technology, facilities, equipment, and its workforce. This commitment allows them to collaborate effectively with customers and partners to deliver highly efficient and innovative solutions.

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