Emirates SkyCargo uplifts a taste of Onam for expats


Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline operated several additional cargo flights from Kerala this Onam season even as the state celebrated a low-profile Onam this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emirates SkyCargo operated several additional cargo flights from Kerala, carrying fruits, vegetables and flowers, giving expats a slice of their home as many of them were not able to visit their homes during the festive season due to the travel restrictions placed across the world.

Between August 20 and 30, the cargo carrier operated nine dedicated cargo flights from Kochi and eight from Thiruvananthapuram to ensure a steady supply of these goods during the festival season to export destinations such as the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UK, France, Germany, and Canada.