Emirates SkyCargo, freighter division of Emirates airline has started utilising its double decker Airbus A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations, says a press release.
The first dedicated Emirates A380 "mini-freighter" successfully transported medical supplies between Seoul and Amsterdam via Dubai, according to the press release.
Emirates optimised the cargo capacity of the Airbus A380 to safely transport around 50 tonnes of cargo per flight in the bellyhold of the aircraft.
Emirates SkyCargo introduced dedicated cargo operations on the A380 aircraft in response to the demand for air cargo capacity required for the urgent transportation of critical goods, including medical supplies, the press release said.
Emirates SkyCargo is working on further optimising the capacity of its Airbus A380 aircraft and has planned more dedicated cargo flights on aircraft for the month of November, the press release added.
Emirates SkyCargo currently offers cargo capacity on scheduled flights to 135 destinations across the world.