Emirates SkyCargo adds Conakry, Dakar, Khartoum to its network; ups Joburg service
Emirates SkyCargo has added Conakry, Dakar, and Khartoum to its network and has increased frequency to Johannesburg.
May 14, 2020: Emirates SkyCargo has added Conakry, Dakar, and Khartoum to its network and increased frequency to Johannesburg. The airline has expanded its weekly scheduled cargo flight operations to cover 75 destinations across six continents.
Apart from Africa, some of the other destinations in Emirates SkyCargo’s network include Colombo, Dhaka, Dublin, Kuala Lumpur, Perth, and Quito.
In addition, Emirates SkyCargo has also upped the frequency of flights to several key destinations such as Amsterdam, Beijing, Bengaluru, Brussels, Chennai, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hanoi, and London allowing businesses more choice and flexibility in having their cargo shipped to customers and supplementing additional cargo capacity for the transport of urgent and necessary goods.
Since March 2020, Emirates SkyCargo has played an important role globally in the transport of urgently required medical supplies including personal protective equipment such as masks and gloves, pharmaceuticals, healthcare equipment, electronics such as laptops and mobile phones as more people around the world have turned to online working and learning, food items including fruits, vegetables, seafood, and meat. The carrier operated over 2,500 flights in the month of April. Currently, Emirates SkyCargo is operating more than 100 flights a day from its hub in Dubai.
On May 16, Emirates will operate repatriation flights from Dubai to Dakar and Conakry.