Emirates Fresh, a three-tiered product, helps maintain freshness of the food items
Every day, Emirates SkyCargo transports between 500 and 700 tonnes of food items ranging from fresh fruits and vegetables to gourmet ice creams and cheeses on its flights around the world.
Dibba Bay Oysters, a UAE start-up based in the Emirate of Fujairah, has been growing premium oysters in Dibba Bay since 2016.
Around 50% of Dibba Bay’s oyster produce is exported and Emirates SkyCargo has been facilitating the exports of these delectable oysters from the UAE to Russia, currently the most important export market for Dibba Bay Oysters.
“With our network, capacity and expertise in handling premium food products, we look forward to supporting Dibba Bay Oysters as well as other UAE based and international SMEs in their international expansion plans over the years to come,” commented Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo.
“Emirates Sky Cargo has truly enabled us to become the world’s oyster,” remarked Ramie Murray, Founder and CEO, Dibba Bay Oysters.
To support premium food exporters from around the world catering to an international audience, Emirates SkyCargo has introduced Emirates Fresh, a three-tiered product to help maintain freshness of the food items during transportation by air. Emirates SkyCargo also has a fleet of cool dollys in Dubai dedicated to transporting food under temperature-controlled conditions.
The air cargo carrier operates a weekly freighter flight on its Boeing 777 freighter offering 100 tonnes of cargo capacity to Domodedovo Moscow Airport (DME). In addition, the carrier also transports cargo every day in the bellyhold of its passenger flights to the city.