Emirates SkyCargo Delivers Over 800,000 Malaria Tester Kits, Others To Nigeria


Posted by Sade Williams


Nigeria, amongst other Africa countries has received over 800,000 units of Malaria tester kits and other Medical equipments from South Korea since 2015, through Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline and the world’s largest international cargo airline.


This stems from the fact that Emirates SkyCargo offers one of the fastest transport times for cargo.


It transports from Seoul, the capital of South-Korea to over 25 African destinations through Dubai. Speed is of essence when transporting critical medical and testing equipment, and this air cargo has transported and delivered lifesaving medical equipment with the enhanced cargo capacity offered on Emirates SkyCargo’s all wide body fleet of Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 passenger aircraft within the shortest possible period.


The other African countries which also acquired the lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul, since 2015 includes, Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.


Emirates SkyCargo also offers two state of the art cargo terminals in Dubai, including a EU GDP certified dedicated pharma handling facility ensuring that cargo including healthcare and pharmaceutical shipments have a rapid and secure transit through the air cargo carrier’s hub.


Recently, Emirates SkyCargo received the prestigious 2018 Carrier Award for Reliability and Excellence (CARE) for the second year in a row from DHL Global Forwarding for the transportation of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals. The achievement underscores Emirates SkyCargo’s commitment to excellence in pharma logistics.


Emirates SkyCargo in Nigeria ensures that customers’ consignments move within the shortest acceptance cut-off time at origin, and highest loading and delivery priority at the customer’s chosen destination. Customers can however relax in the knowledge that their important documents and packaged boxes will be carried as an unaccompanied baggage (UCB) or courier on air waybills, and as an additional feature. Tracking can also be activated on customer’s important consignments.


Emirates SkyCargo is the world’s largest international cargo airline operating a modern fleet of 270 aircraft including 14 freighters- 13 Boeing 777-Fs and one B747F. Emirates SkyCargo has developed a number of transportation solutions targeted at specific industry verticals including pharmaceuticals and perishables. Emirates SkyCargo has a global network of over 160 destinations.


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