Emirates SkyCargo Freighter Operations Begin at Dubai World Central
Emirates Sky Cargo’s freighter fleet officially started operating from its new cargo terminal at Dubai World Central’s ( DWC) Al Maktoum International Airport. The newly opened terminal is equipped with start- of- theart technology and will be able to handle 700,000 ton of cargo annually. Emirates Sky Cargo currently has a fleet of 12 freighters, 10 Boeing 777 Fs and two Boeing 747- 400 ERFs, which function across more than 50 destinations around the world. Cargo arriving on freighters will be transported by dedicated trucking services between DWC and Dubai International Airport along the Emirates Road ( E- 611) which will be the main corridor for connecting cargo between freighters and the passenger fleet.
The terminal infrastructure also includes 45 truck docks and 80 truck parking spaces, in addition to 12 aircraft stands directly in front of the terminal.