Emirates SkyCargo has started utilising its Airbus
A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport
urgently required cargo across its network.
The first dedicated
Emirates A380 ‘mini-freighter’ recently transported medical
supplies between Seoul and Amsterdam via Dubai.
Working collaboratively with the Engineering and
Flight Operations teams within Emirates, the air cargo carrier has
optimised the cargo capacity of the Airbus A380 to safely
transport around 50 tonnes of cargo per flight in the bellyhold of
Emirates SkyCargo is working on further
optimising the capacity of its Airbus A380 aircraft through
measures such as seat loading of cargo and has planned more
dedicated cargo flights on aircraft during the month of November.
Traditionally, Emirates SkyCargo operates
dedicated cargo flights on its Boeing 777-F and its Boeing
777- 300ER aircraft including 14 modified Boeing 777-300ER
passenger aircraft with seats removed from Economy Class for
additional cargo volume.
The cargo carrier currently offers cargo capacity on scheduled flights to 135
destinations across the world.