Super Cars now fly First Class with Emirates SkyWheels

Dubai, 30 November 2016: Emirates SkyCargo has launched Emirates SkyWheels – a specialised transportation product for high value automobiles. Customers can now fly out their classic, luxury and sports cars across the network and choose between two customized services – Emirates SkyWheels Premium and Emirates SkyWheels Advanced.

The Premium service offers door-to-door transportation of the vehicle from select origins and destinations, in addition to export and import customs clearance processes at both ends of the journey, and road and transport insurance. The Advanced package offers seamless airport-to-airport transportation and complete round trip handling of vehicles.

Emirates SkyWheels is offered across Emirates SkyCargo’s global network of over 150 destinations in 6 continents, with specially trained handlers for loading and unloading vehicles with care and safety. Emirates SkyCargo has a modern fleet of over 245 wide body aircrafts including 15 freighters; 13 Boeing 777Fs and two B747-400ERFs.

Recently, Emirates SkyCargo sponsored the inaugural Gulf Concours event in Dubai on 18-19 November 2016. Part of the international Concours d’Elegance car competitions, it brought together a combination of rare classic cars and modern bespoke luxury and supercars, on display for the first time in the region.

Emirates SkyCargo transported a collection of rare classic Ferrari cars for the event, including a classic 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO estimated at over USD 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. Other cars transported include a 1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competizione Berlinetta Sport Speciale and a rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione.

Cars participating in Concours d’Elegance events across the world are meticulously maintained by collectors to ensure a perfect appearance for display in private collections, museums or competition events, calling for utmost care, safety and security.

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