Emirates SkyCargo transports 23% of Sri Lanka’s airfreight cargo

Sri Lanka’s exports range from fresh fish to delicate flowers and many are colourful, tasty or fragrant and must arrive at their destinations on time and in pristine condition.

According to figures released by Emirates SkyCargo’s Colombo office, its freight division transported 27,000 tonnes of cargo from Colombo in 2017-18, a significant 23% of the 118,000 tonnes of goods the island exported by air during the year.

Edible fish, fruit and vegetables, flowers and other cut foliage and ready-made garments are among the principal exports that SkyCargo transports from Sri Lanka to global markets.

An important volume of Sri Lankan exports are perishables and Emirates SkyCargo offers specialised air transport solutions under the ‘Emirates Fresh’ umbrella which helps maintain the freshness of the goods.

Read more at the Sunday Observer


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