KARACHI – Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, crossed an vital milestone and set a brand new report by transporting greater than 81,000 tonnes of exports and imports to Pakistan in 2019. Working in Pakistan since 1985, Emirates SkyCargo has been a facilitator of the nation’s commerce, connecting companies and markets to over 155 locations throughout over 80 international locations in six continents.
“Emirates is a facilitator of trade and tourism in the countries and cities we serve across our route network,” mentioned Mohammad Sarhan, Emirates’ Vice President Pakistan. “Emirates SkyCargo helps Pakistan’s local growers, traders, businesses and industries reach customers who are eager for the country’s products and services across six continents. Our wide-body fleet, network, tailored products and services, and focus on safety ensure that traders and businesses enjoy efficiencies and speed to market. Pakistan is a very important market for our cargo business.”
Regardless of challenges with a slowdown within the world air cargo trade, Emirates SkyCargo loved a record-breaking yr in Pakistan.
Utilizing its intensive community and fashionable fleet to assist native farmers, merchants and trade, the cargo division exported over 65,700 tonnes of cargo from Pakistan worldwide and helped import greater than 15,500 tonnes.
Emirates SkyCargo surpassed all earlier data of mango exports from Pakistan, having facilitated the export of over 8,710 tonnes in 2019.
Over 26.1 million mangoes of various varieties had been transported by Emirates SkyCargowith the three greatest markets being the UK, Europe and the Center East.
The cargo division transported over 18,000 tonnes of meat, greater than 3,000 tonnes of seafood, and over 3,000 tonnes of vegetables and fruit to markets worldwide, together with key cities within the GCC like Dubai, Oman and Kuwait.
In the case of non-perishable exports, Emirates SkyCargo transported greater than 19,000 tonnes of clothes/textile, over 6,000 tonnes of courier packages, and greater than 1,000 tonnes every of leather-based items, surgical devices and sports activities items in the course of the yr.
Emirates SkyCargo gives near 1,500 tonnes of cargo capability each week from 5 cities in Pakistan, together with Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Sialkot. With its mixture of a contemporary, all wide-body fleet of over 270 plane, together with 11 freighters, world community and a number of flight frequencies to main locations internationally, Emirates SkyCargo ensures a number of the quickest journey instances for cargo transported to and from Pakistan.
Emirates SkyCargo’s specialised merchandise for trade verticals, together with prescribed drugs and perishables, guarantee the very best ranges of security, reliability and experience. A specialised answer known as Emirates Contemporary ensures contemporary fruits, greens and different produce retain their freshness in the course of the journey from origin to vacation spot. The product is supported with modern tools comparable to Cool Dollies to make it possible for cargo just isn’t uncovered to temperature modifications throughout loading or unloading from the plane, or whereas being transported to and from the terminal. Emirates SkyCargo White Covers on perishable shipments present strong first-level safety towards thermal fluctuations.
The cargo division has obtained a number of accolades in the course of the previous few years – together with the celebrated ‘Best Airline – Flown as Booked’ award from the Air Cargo Brokers Affiliation of Pakistan (ACAAP) in recognition of their companies to Pakistani exporters. It has additionally gained a number of different main world awards in 2019, consolidating its management within the world air cargo trade.