Currently cargo from 103 stations and over 9,000 trade lanes in Emirates SkyCargo’s global network are part of the Cargo iQ Partner stations initiative.
Fish, fruit and vegetables are Sri Lanka's main produce exports and of all the country's air cargo volume, Emirates carried a quarter of it.
The approval relates to cargo services operated by Emirates from the UAE, via the UAE and intermediate points to points in the US and beyond, as well as between the US and any points.
Although rumours of talks of a merger between Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways have been flatly denied by both airlines, such a move would dramatically impact the GCC air cargo sector.
The bonded corridor trucking service connects Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC).
Emirates SkyCargo transports first group of horses for the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018.
The markets where this service is available are Bahrain, Brazil, Cyprus, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, UAE and UK.
A total of 36 Envirotainer containers - 35 RAP e2 and 1 RKNe1 containers - were loaded on the freighter at Milan, one of the designated airports in Emirates SkyCargo’s pharma corridor programme.
Emirates SkyCargo transported record volumes of mangoes from India in May and June following the launch of its Emirates SkyFresh product.
The air cargo carrier will be offering customers up to 15 tonnes of cargo capacity on its Boeing 777-200LR aircraft.
The landmark agreement comes as Alibaba's logistics arm, Cainiano, looks to build supply chain hubs in six global cities of which Dubai is one.
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