November 29, 2023

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Emirates SkyCargo takes supply of two Boeing 747-400Fs, goals to double capability in 10 years

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The cargo division of Emirates ought to have 15 extra freighters be part of the fleet from introduced orders and its freighter conversion program. Plus, there might be a lift in belly-hold capability from new passenger plane deliveries beginning with Airbus A350s arriving in late summer season 2024, adopted by Boeing 777-Xs a 12 months after.

“The 2 747-Fs which now we have leased will give us rapid capability, whereas we anticipate supply of 5 new 777Fs in 2024 and 2025, and 10 777-300ERs to roll out of our conversion program over the following 5 years,” mentioned Nabil Sultan, Divisional Senior Vice-President, Emirates SkyCargo. “

“We consider even these further planes is not going to be adequate. By then, we’ll have the MRO set-up to shortly and effectively scale-up our freighter conversion program if we would have liked to.”

Aside from doubling capability, there might be 20 new locations added to the freighter community, and with a fleet mixture of over 300 wide-body plane comprising 777s, 777-Fs, 747-Fs, A350s, and A380s.

“Whereas the present market volatility could trigger others to hesitate, Emirates SkyCargo is pushing full steam forward with our plans. The medium to long run projections for world air cargo present an upward trajectory of between 3-5 per cent.

“Mix that Dubai’s technique to double its international commerce the place multi-modal logistics will play a giant position, and the financial exercise taking place in markets across the Gulf, West Asia, and Africa, and the chance for Emirates SkyCargo is evident.”

Final week, Emirates SkyCargo launched a brand new advert marketing campaign, showcasing how ‘The World Works Higher with Emirates SkyCargo’. By way of every-day eventualities, the advert demonstrates how important its logistics enterprise is to attach folks and merchandise all around the globe, whether or not that’s via life-saving healthcare, recent fruit, flowers, pets, or valuables.

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