Emirates increasing Sudan services
Emirates is increasing the frequency of its flights between Dubai and Khartoum from five to seven a week on 8 August. As with Emirates’ current flights between the two cities, the new options will also be operated with Boeing B777s.
Thus businesses in Sudan will now be able to access more belly-hold capacity for imports and exports, as Emirates SkyCargo can carry 18 t of cargo per flight. The key export from Khartoum is meat, while some of the main imports include pharmaceuticals, household goods and electronics. (ah)
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