This summer, Emirates SkyCargo is carrying thousands of tons of temperature-sensitive commodities to all corners of the globe through its international hub of Dubai. Whether fresh flowers from Nairobi headed to Amsterdam, fish from Cape Town to Spain, or Zimbabwe fruits and vegetables bound for London supermarkets, Emirates SkyCargo’s cool chain services ensure these are delivered to customers in good condition despite the challenging temperatures.
“We take pride in providing special controlled facilities to ensure temperature-sensitive products remain at a constant cool temperature both in the air and on the ground even during the hot summer months wherever we operate. Our intricate process boosts the life of perishable commodities by preserving the cool chain throughout the journey.” said Moaza Al Falahi, Emirates Vice President Cargo Product Development and Local Affairs.
Emirates SkyCargo’s range of advanced protective techniques and solutions in transporting perishable products include: Cool Chain Premium, Cool Chain Advanced and Cool Chain Basic, each of which is designed to meet specific requirements of customers.
Cool Chain Premium is designed to move vital health care products, and offers active temperature controlled containers, prioritized ground handling, temperature control in the cargo hold in all aircraft, cool dollies used on request for tarmac transportation, temperature controlled handling and storage, as well as online temperature monitoring and the services of an Envirotainer provider.
Also developed to transfer pharmaceutical goods, Cool Chain Advanced offers similar features to Cool Chain Premium, with the exception of a qualified Envirotainer provider, online temperature monitoring and a few other services. Cool Chain Basic offers mainly temperature controlled handling and storage and expedited delivery to guarantee freshness of products on arrival.
In addition to belly hold cargo services to more than 130 destinations around the world using cargo hold capacity in Emirates’ fleet of 224 aircraft, Emirates SkyCargo has a fleet of 13 freighters, comprising 11 Boeing 777 Fs and two Boeing 747-400 ERFs, which operate to more than 50 destinations around the world. Emirates’ Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft is capable of carrying 103 tonnes of cargo, with its main deck being the widest of any aircraft, enabling it to uplift outsized cargo and carry larger consignments.
Emirates flies on a daily schedule between Malta and Dubai. Emirates SkyCargo is located on the First Floor at MIA Departures and can be contacted on tel. no 2166 0102, or at [email protected].