Saturday, May 18, 2024

Etihad Cargo exceeds operational performance targets

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has continued to surpass operational performance targets, achieving improvements across key performance measures in the first half of 2023. Building on the strong operational performance of the carrier’s freighter operations in 2022, Etihad Cargo achieved 82.7% on-time performance (OTP) for freighter departures and 82 per cent […]

Etihad announces departure of Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Cargo

Etihad: “The key to digitalisation is to ensure the customer is at the core”

Martin Drew, the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Cargo at Etihad Airways, will leave the company at the end of September. Having first joined Etihad Airways in 2005 as Head of Freighters & Business Partnership, Drew was appointed to his current role in November 2020 at the aviation group’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. […]

Etihad Airways appoints Arik De as Chief Revenue Officer

Etihad Airways has announced the appointment of Arik De as its Chief Revenue Officer, overseeing a new organisational division focused on revenue. Since April 2022, De has served as Vice President of Revenue & Commerce at Etihad Airways, responsible for revenue management and e-commerce. “With the world quickly returning to pre-Covid levels of travel, we […]

DSV becomes first Etihad Cargo partner to purchase SAF to offset carbon emissions

Etihad Cargo has announced that DSV Global Transport and Logistics has become the carrier’s first partner to purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to offset the carbon emissions of its cargo shipment.  Via the book and claim system, Etihad Cargo facilitated DSV’s SAF purchase, enabling the transport and logistics provider to offset CO2 emissions and reduce non-CO2 […]

Etihad Airways and Garuda Indonesia deepen partnership with significant codeshare expansion

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Garuda Indonesia, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Indonesia, have strengthened their partnership between Abu Dhabi and Jakarta and beyond their respective hubs. The scope of the partners’ codeshare agreement, first signed in 2012, will be significantly expanded to nearly double the […]

First Etihad Airways flight using SAF supplied by ITOCHU and NESTE departs Toyko Narita

The first Etihad Airways flight to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) supplied by ITOCHU Corporation and NESTE took off from Tokyo Narita airport last week. The pioneering flight, EY871 departed Tokyo Narita at 1500, was the result of a partnership in which ITOCHU provided Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel to Etihad, the national airline of […]

Etihad Airways and World Energy collaborate to demonstrate the future of Net Zero aviation

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has partnered with World Energy, a carbon-net-zero solutions provider, to operate the first NetZero flight powered entirely by Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Book & Claim, delivering delegates to COP27 with zero net emissions. The airline will operate its Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi service, routed via […]

Etihad Airways takes home top awards from Airline Economics

Etihad Airways has picked up top honours at the 2022 Airline Economics Middle East, Africa & Islamic Aviation 100 Awards yesterday evening. The carrier won the coveted Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year Award, with CFO Adam Boukadida receiving the Middle East & Africa CFO of the Year award for the second consecutive […]

Etihad’s first Airbus A350 flight departs London Heathrow

Etihad Airways has celebrated the flight of its first Airbus A350 from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi. As part of the airline’s industry-leading sustainability drive, Etihad’s Airbus A350 aircraft are part of the airline’s ‘Sustainability50’ programme designed as a testbed to drive operational efficiencies and reduce aviation’s impact on the environment. The ‘Sustainability50’ programme builds […]

Etihad Airways rated one of the world’s most punctual airlines amid challenging summer

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, ranked among the most punctual airlines in the Middle East and worldwide over the peak summer period, based on data from global aviation analytics group OAG. Since April, Etihad has achieved an on-time arrival performance rating within 15 minutes of 83%. In its Punctuality League […]

Etihad Airways returns to Beijing

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has resumed passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and Beijing. Etihad Airways inaugural flight EY888 landed in Beijing this morning at 05:25 (local time), becoming the first regular direct international passenger service to return to Beijing under the latest mandate of the Joint Prevention and […]

Etihad to expand its cargo footprint in China

Etihad Airways and Henan Province Airport Group

Etihad Airways and Henan Province Airport Group, the parent company of the Zhengzhou Xinzheng Airport (CGO) — an important domestic aviation hub and the gateway to the central region of China — aim to establish a strategic partnership to strengthen aviation ties between the UAE and China. This follows the signing of a virtual Memorandum […]

Etihad & Hub71 sign MoU

Etihad Airways, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, to support the expansion of entrepreneurs innovating in Abu Dhabi. Following the MOU signing, Etihad will become the official airline partner of Hub71 which will offer more than 100 global startups within its tech community special rates and access […]

Etihad Airways targets zero net carbon emission by 2050

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today committed to a minimum target of zero net carbon emissions by 2050 and halving of its 2019 net emission levels by 2035. The company’s ambitious environmental targets will be achieved through a mix of internal initiatives, collaboration with industry partners and adoption of a […]

Etihad Airways takes control of Armaguard Valuables

Etihad Airways has acquired shares in Abu Dhabi-based joint venture Armaguard Valuables Management, becoming the sole owner and renaming it Etihad Secure Logistics Services. In the six years since it began operations, AVM has grown from a start-up to become a major player in the UAE secure logistics and valuables management market. Gary Allen, CEO […]

Etihad adds capacity in Spain with Barcelona flights

Etihad Airways has launched passenger services to Barcelona, which will also provide cargo customers with greater access to the airline’s global network. The Barcelona – Abu Dhabi flights started on 28 November, and combined with daily Madrid services, offers more than 23,000 tonnes of cargo capacity in the Spanish market. In addition, trucking services from […]

Take your supercar on holiday with Etihad Cargo FlightValet

Etihad Cargo has launched ‘FlightValet’ to move cars around the world in time for the seasonal surge in demand for luxury vehicle shipments to popular holiday destinations. Each year Etihad Cargo transports hundreds of vehicles on its passenger and freighter aircraft and the new product will simplify the customers’ booking experience. FlightValet is available to […]

Etihad passes IATA IOSA with highest possible mark

Etihad Airways has passed its biennial IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), meeting all standards with the highest possible result. The Abu Dhabi-based airline met all required standards with the highest possible result of zero findings and zero observations after the IOSA team examined more than 800 of the airline’s safety procedures and processes in detail. […]

Etihad Cargo volumes fall in 2017, airline as a whole reduces losses

Volumes at Etihad Cargo fell to 552,000 tonnes in 2017 as capacity was cut, while the airline as a whole reduced losses to $1.5 billion. Cargo fell from 596,000 tonnes in 2016 with capacity being reduced by six per cent, while revenue only decreased by 0.8 per cent to $900 million thanks to stronger load […]

Justin Carr to take over as Etihad vice president of cargo

Etihad Airways has announced changes to its leadership team, with Justin Carr taking over as vice president of cargo. Carr joined Etihad from DHL as vice president cargo commercial, and is taking over from David Kerr, who is leaving at the end of the year to join CargoLogicAir as chief executive officer. At DHL, Carr […]

CACC achieves CEIV Pharma at its facility in Cairo

Cairo Airport Cargo Company (CACC) has handled significantly more cargo at Cairo International Airport in 2017 than last year and has  just been awarded IATA CEIV Pharma certification. Since inauguration of ‘Cairo Cargo City’ in December 2016, CACC has reached a market share of more than 30 per cent of the airport’s tonnage, versus a […]

Carr joins Etihad Cargo, Kerr to pursue other opportunities

Etihad Cargo has confirmed two senior management changes with the arrival of Justin Carr and the departure of David Kerr. Senior vice president David Kerr will be leaving the company at the end of the year “to pursue another opportunity within the industry” while Justin Carr is joining as vice president cargo commercial. Commenting on […]

Trinity and Etihad link up for Hanoi-Rickenbacker 777F service

Trinity Logistics and Etihad Airways have collaborated on operating a weekly Boeing 777 Freighter service between Vietnam’s Hanoi International Airport (HAN) and Ohio’s Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK). The move represents the first time the airports have been directly connected, making the transfer of goods between the two countries faster than ever before. The companies made […]

Ex-Heathrow chief Douglas appointed CEO of Etihad

The Etihad Aviation Group has appointed Tony Douglas as group chief executive officer (CEO) to lead its overhaul and he will join the company in January 2018. Douglas joins Etihad from the UK’s Ministry of Defence, where he has served as CEO of the Defence Equipment and Support department, responsible for procuring and supporting all the […]

Air Berlin files for insolvency as Etihad pulls funding

Air Berlin has filed to commence insolvency proceedings at a local Berlin court after leading shareholder Etihad Airways withdrew its financial support. Air Berlin said in a statement it will continue flying with the help of government loans. it has more than €2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) of losses in a little over six years and […]

Etihad Airways makes $1.8 billion loss in 2016 financial year

Etihad Airways has made a loss of $1.87 billion in the 2016 financial year due to falling yields, aircraft impairments and equity investments. The loss compares to a $103 million profit in the 2015 financial year, with major costs including $1.06 billion charges on aircraft, reflecting lower market values and the early phase out of […]

Etihad Cargo predicts modest growth in 2017

2017 will be a year of modest growth at Etihad Cargo following a strong start, senior vice president David Kerr (pictured) predicts. He says the first two quarters have been the strongest for a couple of years and Etihad Cargo has enhanced its fleet and network. Etihad Cargo took delivery of an Airbus A330 Freighter […]

New agreements set to boost Cargolux into the future

The first six months of 2017 have been quite something at Cargolux Airlines International as it penned two significant agreements and looks to expand its business. In May, the carrier signed a strategic operational partnership with Emirates SkyCargo and last month took a 25 per cent stake in new freighter carrier Henan Cargo Airlines to […]

RAM Cargo and Etihad Cargo pen MoU

Royal Air Maroc and Etihad Airways signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop cooperation over cargo activities on 29 May in Casablanca. The signing was penned by Royal Air Maroc chairman and chief executive officer, Abdelhamid Addou, Etihad Airways senior vice President cargo of David Kerr, and Royal Air Maroc cargo manager, Amine El Farissi. Royal Air Maroc Cargo is […]

Gammell to takeover from Hogan at Etihad

The Etihad Aviation Group board of directors today appointed Ray Gammell as interim group chief executive officer (CEO), and confirmed that current president and group CEO, James Hogan will leave the company on 1 July, 2017. Gammell will assume full management responsibilities from today. Gammell is Etihad Aviation Group’s current chief people and performance officer […]