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Emirates SkyCargo and United Cargo Sign Landmark Cooperation Agreement

Following a previously announced commercial agreement between Emirates and United Airlines, Emirates SkyCargo and United Cargo have now signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for increased air freight coordination.


Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo and Jan Krems, President, United Cargo sign an MoU – Courtesy Emirates

On Friday (September 30, 2022), Emirates announced that Emirates SkyCargo and United Cargo have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliver benefits to air freight customers of both airlines. The new MoU follows the previously announced historic commercial agreement between Emirates and United Airlines for broader commercial cooperation. The MoU was signed at IATA’s World Cargo Symposium (WCS) event in London By Emirates Divisional Vice President – Cargo, Nabil Sultan and United Cargo’s President, Jan Krems. Under the agreement, the airlines will expand cargo interline options and blocked space agreements, subject to regulatory approvals, offering customers access to more capacity across a larger combined global network.


In Friday’s announcement, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President – Cargo, Nabil Sultan, said,


“Emirates SkyCargo is committed to being the leading player in the global air cargo industry providing our customers with the highest standards of products and services. Cooperating with United, who is a leading airline in its own right with strengths and a network that are complementary to our own, will allow us to add value for our customers and help them reach new markets more speedily.”


Also commenting on the landmark cargo commercial cooperation agreement, United Cargo’s President, Jan Krems, said,


“United is pleased to work with Emirates SkyCargo on this MoU. As one of the leading carriers worldwide, Emirates SkyCargo is an important player in the industry, and our supplementary capabilities allow us to provide new service offerings to our customers worldwide. We share a common commitment to providing industry-leading solutions for our customers and we look forward to working together in the future.”


With the new agreement, United Cargo will have access to Emirates SkyCargo’s high frequency distribution network with belly-hold passenger flight capacity to over 100 global destinations, along with 11 dedicated freighters. Likewise, Emirates SkyCargo will have access to 200 U.S. domestic U.S. destinations and 300 cities across five continents through United Cargo. Emirates SkyCargo transports freight to over 140 destinations across a global network spanning six continents. The air freight carrier offers cargo capacity on their modern fleet of all widebody Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 aircraft, as well as on 11 dedicated Boeing 777 Freighters.



Source: Emirates

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