Emirates SkyCargo began operations at Dubai World Central’s (DWC) Al Maktoum International Airport last week. The first service was a Boeing 777F from London Heathrow with more than 100 tons of cargo. Phase 1 construction of DWC is complete with 250 staff and the ability to handle 700,000 tons of cargo annually. Phase 2 will see 500 staff employed and is set for completion in September. It is expected in the future to handle 1 million tons of freight. “This new facility gives us ...

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