Air cargo

Emirates Airline flies UAE's first satellite to South Korea for launch
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has transported KhalifaSat- the first satellite developed and built by Emirati engineers in the UAE at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).
UPS launches US-UAE direct air freight service
Following the announcement that it has ordered 14 Boeing 747 air freighters, UPS has decided to put one of its 747s on a direct US-UAE service.
UPS saves Boeing 747 with 14-plane tax cut investment
A few weeks after Emirates Airline singlehanded saved Airbus’ A380 jet program, UPS has handed a major lifeline to the Boeing 747, ensuring its continued production (as an air freighter at least) with a major 14-plane order.
Avoid ‘fly by night’ Dubai-Manila cargo express companies warns official
While the first months of the year are usually slow business for cargo express companies, a Philippine government official based in Dubai has warned Filipinos to avoid ‘fly by night’ companies when they send balikbayan boxes again.
Etihad Airways Cargo pulls Airbus freighters from service - reports
Etihad Airways Cargo has pulled its five Airbus freighters from service as part of a rethinking of the airline’s strategy, according to reports.
US issues emergency order for more screening of Mid-East air cargo
US Transportation Security Administration says the move is in response to “persistent threats to aviation” from Middle East countries.
Emirates Pharma, Emirates Fresh and Emirates Wheel drive air cargo growth
Emirates SkyCargo completed a year of strong growth in 2017, driven by the introduction of three new specialised services.
Emirates SkyCargo’s pharma investments pay off in 2017
Emirates SkyCargo carried 2.5m tonnes of freight in 2017 and recorded a 38% surge in pharmaceutical volumes.
IATA selects Emirates for launch of dangerous goods eFB
Emirates Airline will work with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to launch its Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for electronic flight bags (eFB).
Etihad Cargo shakes up management team after making Carr VP
Etihad Airways has announced key changes to its air cargo division after making Justin Carr the new vice president of Etihad Cargo.
DHL Express invests US$18mn in expansion of DXB Terminal 2 facility
DHL Express has opened the doors to its newly expanded US $18-million facility at Terminal 2 in DXB.
RSA Global expands GCC air freight operations
UAE-based RSA Global and National Air Cargo combine forces to consolidate freight forwarding and multimodal capabilities.