Emirates SkyCargo launches SkyWheels car-go service

Thursday 17th November 2016 | 0 Comments

 
Supercars transported so far include a number of rare Ferraris and at least one Pagani Zonda
Supercars transported so far include a number of rare Ferraris and at least one Pagani Zonda

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has launched Emirates SkyWheels – a specialised transportation product for high value automobiles. Through its latest offering Emirates SkyCargo will provide customers a complete transportation solution for vehicles such as classic, luxury and sports cars, across its network.

Customers who would like to have their cars transported can choose between Emirates SkyWheels Premium and Emirates SkyWheels Advanced. Yes that’s right, even you car can choose which class to fly in.

Emirates reports that its SkyCargo operation is no stranger to transporting high value cars, both on its passenger flights as well as on its freighter aircraft. Emirates SkyWheels is backed by the expertise of highly qualified staff across Emirates SkyCargo’s global network of over 150 destinations in 6 continents, who are specifically trained on loading and unloading vehicles from aircraft with the utmost attention to care and safety.

In addition to state of the art cargo terminals in Dubai featuring dedicated storage space for vehicles, Emirates SkyCargo also boasts a modern fleet of over 245 widebody aircraft including 15 freighters; 13 Boeing 777Fs and two B747-400ERFs.

Recently transported cars include: an exclusive Pagani Zonda F super car from Dubai back to the Pagani factory near Bologna, Italy for a service.

Emirates SkyCargo transported a collection of rare classic Ferrari cars to Dubai for the Gulf Concours event. One of the cars that was flown into Dubai was a classic 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO estimated to be worth over US$40 million. The car has a successful race history (27 races and 17 podium finishes) and was also one of the handful of cars used by Scuderia Ferrari for testing. Some of the other cars transported by Emirates SkyCargo for Gulf Concours included a 1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competizione Berlinetta Sport Speciale and a rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione.

 

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