Emirates SkyCargo has commenced twice weekly scheduled cargo flights to Tokyo Haneda (HND) airport. The flights will be operated on Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft departing Dubai at 11.30pm local time as EK 312 on Thursdays and Fridays and arriving at Tokyo Haneda airport at 01:40am local time on the following days. The flight will benefit importers of fresh produce such as seafood and flowers due to the proximity of Haneda airport to local markets including the Toyosu fish market and the Ohta flower market. The air cargo carrier currently offers cargo capacity on four flights a week to Tokyo Narita airport, increasing to five flights weekly from 27 October in addition to five weekly flights to Osaka’s Kansai International Airport.
The air cargo carrier offers cargo capacity on its fleet of wide body aircraft including 11 Boeing 777 freighters.