An Emirates Boeing 777F departing Los Angeles. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

The World’s Largest Airlift of Horses Is Underway

For airlines, passenger transport isn’t the only the only profitable aspect of the business. Even passenger airlines often have huge cargo operations that are also extremely profitable in this increasingly interconnected global village. Just about anything can be shipped via air cargo, from pharmaceuticals to the latest cell phones and even horses. That's where Emirates Airline comes in. In addition to its passenger fleet of aircraft, Dubai-based Emirates has a cargo division, Emirates Sky Cargo, with dedicated cargo aircraft. The…