Emirates extends Indian cargo services

Emirates SkyCargo has launched a road feeder service from Coimbatore to Cochin, thus boosting its cargo service in Southern India. Once the cargo arrives, it is loaded onto Emirates’ wide-bodied Airbus 330-200.

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By  Neil Denslow Published  July 2, 2003

Emirates SkyCargo has launched a road feeder service from Coimbatore to Cochin, thus boosting its cargo service in Southern India. Once the cargo arrives, it is loaded onto Emirates’ wide-bodied Airbus 330-200, which flies fives times a week between Cochin and Dubai.

The service uses bonded trucks to link regional offline points to Emirates’ destinations. It will not only benefits customers in Coimbatore but also the industrial area of Tirupur.

"SkyCargo is rapidly expanding its offerings, becoming an integral part of the supply chain management worldwide. This new service to Coimbatore is another step in our commitment to improve trade between Dubai and South India. We are confident that Coimbatore’s textile, engineering and other industries will benefit with access to international markets, through Emirates’ fast-growing network of global routes that currently spans 67 destinations including the recently-launched Moscow and will add Auckland on 1st August,” Ram Menen, director of cargo, Emirates Airline.

“With this announcement, Emirates has gone one step further, providing General Sales Agent (GSA) representation in Coimbatore, Thiruvananthpuram, Kolkata and Ahmedabad in India with an integrated freight service that connects to the airline’s comprehensive cargo network,” adds Peter Sedgley, general manager, cargo commercial operations, Emirates Airline.

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