Emirates SkyCargo connects Cambodia with Phnom Penh services

Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Emirates SkyCargo has launched its 13th Far Eastern route with weekly Boeing MD-11 Freighter services to Phnom Penh in Cambodia on 6 April.

The outbound flight, number EK9828 will leave Dubai World Central’s Al Maktoum International Airport at 21.30h on Wednesdays and arrive in Phnom Penh at 07.15h the next day. The return flight, number EK9829 will leave Phnom Penh at 21.45h on Thursdays, arriving back on Dubai at 02.40h the next day. The outsourced MD-11F will provide 80 tonnes of capacity, with imports expected to consist of fabric and leather, with Cambodia exporting textiles and garments.

Emirates SkyCargo senior vice president, Hiran Perera says: “Cambodia’s air cargo market is growing at a robust rate with Europe and the United States being key export markets. Establishing a presence in this market will position Emirates SkyCargo to benefit from the healthy growth potential.”

“Our strong route network and Dubai’s location as a global cargo hub mean that we can connect our customers in Asia to 150 destinations, including 42 gateways in Europe, 14 gateways in North America and 27 gateways in Africa.”