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emirates skycargo uplifts a taste of onam for expats :

emirates skycargo uplifts a taste of onam for expats :

Emirates SkyCargo operated several additional cargo flights from Kerala, carrying fruits, vegetables, and flowers, giving ex-pats a slice of their home as many of them were not able to visit their homes during the festive season due to the travel restrictions placed across the world.

Between August 20 and 30, the cargo carrier operated nine dedicated cargo flights from Kochi and eight from Thiruvananthapuram to ensure a steady supply of these goods during the festival season to export destinations such as the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UK, France, Germany, and Canada.

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