Emirates could add cargo flights out of Dublin to boost business

The airline’s cargo operation saw a ‘bounce’ in demand at the start of 2021, right after Brexit

Enda Corneille of Emirates Ireland: bounce in cargo demand Pic: Fergal Phillips

Emirates is considering boosting its Dublin cargo business as a short-term method of growing its number of weekly flights out of Ireland.

Enda Corneille, Irish country manager for the airline, told the Business Post the airline’s cargo operation had recorded a new peak in demand at the beginning of the year, in the immediate aftermath of Brexit.

“We certainly saw a bounce in demand for our cargo business at the beginning of the year because ...