November 14 - Emirates SkyCargo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai's Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), to become the centre's preferred logistics partner.

The airline will provide air transport services for satellites and other equipment relating to the organisation's space projects.

Initially, Emirates SkyCargo will assist MBRSC with the transportation of KhalifaSat, an advanced satellite to be delivered to Incheon in South Korea.

Nabil Sultan, Emirates divisional senior vice president, Cargo, said: "Emirates SkyCargo has a long history of securely transporting sensitive equipment and technology on our aircraft. We have sophisticated infrastructure and well trained staff across our network to ensure that delicate cargo is well protected."

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group (centre), witnesses the signing of the MoU between Emirates SkyCargo and Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre