Additional information of other Air Freight services in operation

09.04.2020 Dianne Tipping

Additional information of other Air Freight services in operation (subject to further change) is now available. Please liaise with your freight forwarder for further information.

Please see information below for respective destinations and frequencies

  • ANSTO - Narita (Japan) to Sydney
  • Qatar – Melbourne to Doha; and Perth to Doha
  • Emirates – Melbourne to Dubai; and Sydney to Hong Kong
  • Air New Zealand – Brisbane to Auckland; Sydney to Auckland; and Melbourne to Auckland
  • Singapore Airlines – Melbourne to Singapore; Sydney to Singapore; and Perth to Singapore
  • Malaysia Airlines – Sydney to Kuala Lumpur.


ANSTO will be securing some regular charter flights ex Narita (JAPAN) to SYD, they will have some additional capacity with each charter and would like to hear from any forwarders that might be requiring space. Any enquiries please contact Tony Fisher from ANSTO who will be managing the charters on

Emirates SkyCargo

Emirates SkyCargo has created a dedicated passenger 777 ER (cargo only) network to cater to their customers’ logistics needs in addition to their existing scheduled freighter network. They have introduced 5 weekly Melbourne-Dubai freighter flights with a 60 tonne cargo capacity as at 9 April 2020. This is in addition to the 4 weekly Sydney-Hong Kong services.

Qatar Airways Cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo has begun the twice-weekly Boeing 777 freighters to Melbourne and Perth, with a tech stop in Singapore from 2 April 2020. These freighters will complement the previous belly-hold services adding 200 tonnes of main deck cargo capacity each week, each way. This brings the combined weekly capacity in and out of Australia to more than 550 tonnes.

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will operate a limited international network from 30 March to 31 May 2020 to enable essential travel and to keep air freight moving through key cargo corridors to North America and Asia. There are three return services per week for Auckland to Sydney, two return services for Auckland to Brisbane and Auckland to Melbourne.

Singapore Airlines Cargo

Singapore Airlines is still operating its full freighter and belly-hold routes from Melbourne, Sydney and Perth to Singapore during April 2020.

Malaysia Airlines Cargo

MASKargo currently provides freighter services for the SYD-KUL route using three A330-200F freighter aircrafts.


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