Emirates SkyCargo hosts ministerial delegation from Spain
Dubai, UAE, 28 February 2022- Emirates SkyCargo welcomed Luis Planas Puchades, the Spanish Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; Iñigo de Palacio España, Ambassador of Spain to the UAE and a senior delegation from Spain at its headquarters last week in Dubai.
Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo welcomed the Minister and outlined how the air cargo carrier supports Spanish agri-businesses and perishables exporters by helping transport premium exports rapidly from Spanish gateways to global markets through Dubai. Emirates SkyCargo also reaffirmed its commitment to remain a strong partner to Spanish exporters of perishables and other commodities in the years to come.
Emirates SkyCargo and Spain
Emirates SkyCargo commenced freighter operations in Spain in July 2007 with scheduled flights to Zaragoza. Due to increase in demand, the air cargo carrier eventually established freighter services to Madrid and Barcelona in addition to the cargo capacity provided on passenger flight services to the two cities. During the year 2021, Emirates SkyCargo exported more than 30,000 tonnes of cargo from Spain out of which more than 1750 tonnes were fruits and vegetables.
Image caption: From left to right, Iñigo de Palacio España, Ambassador of Spain to the UAE, Luis Planas Puchades, Spanish Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo at the Emirates Group Headquarters in Dubai.