Emirates SkyCargo leads carriage of Sri Lankan exports

Dubai-based Emirates SkyCargo has become a leader in Sri Lankan exports, transporting 23 percent – 27,000 tonnes – of the island’s total of 118,000 tonnes in exports in its 2017-18 fiscal year. Sri Lanka is a major exporter of fruits, vegetables, flowers and seafood, which are in demand all over the world, from Northern Europe […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • October 31, 2018

Emirates SkyCargo helping Sri Lanka’s fishermen recover from 2015 E.U. import ban

Sri Lanka’s seafood exports plunged in 2015 after the European Union slapped a ban on fisheries products, accusing the nation’s government of not doing enough to tackle illegal fishing. Having addressed the problem, seafood exports resumed in June 2016, and now, Emirates SkyCargo is making sure that Sri Lanka’s seafood exporters have the capacity to […]
  • Lewis King
  • October 5, 2017

Qatar Airways Cargo’s first 777F charter flight arrives in Columbus

While fashion week was under way in New York, Qatar Airways Cargo was making a different kind of fashion statement with a shipment of more than 100 tonnes of clothing on a charter flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S.. The 777 freighter shipment to LCK was Qatar Airways […]
  • Caryn Livingston
  • September 14, 2017

Etihad Cargo strikes fashionable deal with Trinity at Rickenbacker

High fashion still seems to be in fashion in the airfreight arena, as Etihad Cargo announced yesterday that it has signed a deal with forwarder Trinity Logistics USA, Inc., to operate a weekly widebody freighter service to deliver couture clothing items from Sri Lanka to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus, U.S. After experimenting with […]
  • Randy Woods
  • October 12, 2016