Prior to joining Emirates SkyCargo in 2015, Eliska Mundell spent 11 years at Chapman Freeborn Airchartering, first in UK and then in Dubai, ending her tenure as General Manager of the Middle East Region. Amongst her many accomplishments in that time, Mundell developed a USD$230m air charter business encompassing cargo, commercial passenger and executive charters and projects, along with flight and ground operations in UAE; and established and marketed a thriving operational support services business entity based in Baghdad serving all major airports throughout Iraq. She has extensive experience with strategy, recruitment and contracts, as well as the movement of project cargo under challenging conditions.
Emirates’ 271-strong fleet is one of the youngest in the skies, now serving 161 destinations in 86 countries on six continents. Over the next few years, the airline will welcome 256 aircraft to its fleet: 35 Boeing 777-8s, 115 Boeing 777-9s, 8 Boeing 777-300ERs and 58 Airbus A380-800s. Emirates SkyCargo accounts for 14% of the company’s transport business. In 2017-18, using its fleet of 13 Boeing 777Fs and one Boeing 747F, Emirates SkyCargo carried 2.6 million tonnes of cargo to over 40 destinations across six continents.