Thursday, July 18, 2024

Etihad Cargo Reinforces Commitment to North American Market With Incremental Capacity

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has strengthened its commitment to the US market. The carrier will offer incremental capacity beyond its belly hold capacity in cooperation with network partner airlines to meet the growing demand for air freight to the US. Etihad Cargo currently offers 550 tonnes of wide-body capacity […]

Etihad Cargo boosts European capacity with new Madrid route

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, has announced it will be expanding its freighter network with a new route to Madrid. Starting on July 15, 2024, Etihad Cargo will operate two weekly Boeing 777 freighter flights between Abu Dhabi Zayed International Airport (AUH) and Madrid-Barajas International Airport (MAD). The […]

Etihad Cargo enhances direct eBooking connectivity with Kuehne+Nagel integration

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has established a direct eBooking integration with global logistics provider Kuehne+Nagel. This strategic collaboration is the latest step in Etihad Cargo’s digitalisation journey, further streamlining the booking experience for its partners and customers and expanding its portfolio of eBooking integrations, which already includes industry leaders […]

Etihad Cargo Ramps Up Belly Hold Cargo Capacity With Summer Schedule

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Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, will provide its customers and partners with increased belly hold cargo capacity across its global network starting from June 2024. The carrier’s summer schedule will introduce 23 passenger flights to new destinations and increase passenger flights to existing routes by 77 per week, totalling 100 new […]

Etihad Cargo celebrates ten years of strategic partnership with Envirotainer

Etihad Cargo celebrates ten years of strategic partnership with Envirotainer

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, is celebrating the carrier’s ten-year strategic partnership with Envirotainer, a global market leader in secure cold chain solutions for air transport of pharmaceuticals. This milestone marks a decade of excellence in transporting temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals across the globe, combining Etihad Cargo’s comprehensive global network and expertise […]

Etihad Cargo introduces cool dollies to enhance cool chain capabilities

Etihad Cargo introduces cool dollies to enhance cool chain capabilities

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has enhanced its Abu Dhabi tarmac transportation fleet with the addition of high-tech cool dollies.The introduction of cool dollies for the transportation of pharmaceutical and perishable shipments will enable the carrier to fully complete its temperature-controlled cool chain capabilities at its Abu Dhabi hub.  In partnership […]

East to West

Looking to the West, the challenge in the airfreight industry remains evident, requiring carriers to adapt rapidly to evolving market dynamics.  Volumes have dropped while capacity increased as belly-hold space returned through the revival of the passenger sector. This situation was widely expected as the industry returned to a sense of normalcy after a tricky […]

Bridging Africa and Abu Dhabi

Looking to foster economic growth in both the UAE and Africa, Etihad Cargo and Astral Aviation inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abu Dhabi to build on the opportunity in the busy trade lane.  Africa exports perishables into the Middle East, mainly comprised of flowers, fresh fruits, vegetables and meat, while it imports consumer […]

Etihad Cargo expands US capacity with inaugural Boston flight

Etihad Cargo, Etihad Airways’ cargo and logistics arm has expanded its US network and will offer increased capacity to the region by introducing a new service to Boston, Massachusetts. The carrier’s inaugural flight arrived on 31 March, commencing the regular service that will see the airline operate four flights per week to Boston. Boston is […]

Etihad Cargo and Astral Aviation’s inaugural flight: Abu Dhabi to Nairobi connection

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, in partnership with Astral Aviation, a leading cargo airline with extensive African network coverage, completed the inaugural flight from Nairobi, Kenya, to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 21 March 2024. This flight marked the commencement of a promising collaboration following the Memorandum of Understanding […]

From stable to sky

The safe and humane transportation of horses is a matter of paramount importance, necessitating a deep understanding of the various breeds of horses, their unique temperaments, and specific care requirements. This expertise is crucial in ensuring that each horse is provided with the safest and most comfortable travel conditions possible. Each breed of horse has […]

Etihad Cargo has partnered with Awery Aviation Software

Etihad Cargo, Etihad Airways’ cargo and logistics arm has significantly enhanced its charter service capabilities through a new partnership with Awery Aviation Software.  This collaboration marks a pivotal step in the company’s efforts to meet the growing demand for charter services spurred by the global surge in e-commerce. The carrier has received a 35 per […]

Etihad Cargo issues promise to customers

Joining Etihad Cargo as the airline’s new Vice President Cargo, Stanislas Brun, is looking to build on the carrier’s “tremendous momentum” over the last few years in the cargo sector, paired with a strong performance on the passenger side.   As a combination carrier, Etihad Cargo offers both partners and customers bellyhold capacity on board passenger […]

Etihad Cargo’s new airfreight chief eyes opportunity

The UAE is a natural gateway between Europe, Asia, Africa and the US. Building on Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s strategic location and state-of-the-art infrastructure, this region continues to evolve to further cement its position as an international hub not just for air cargo, but also for passengers and logistics, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, e-commerce […]

Etihad Cargo signs three-year partnership deal with WFS

Etihad Cargo has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) for cargo handling services at 12 major international airports. The airports are in Europe, Scandinavia, North America, India, and Asia Pacific. READ: Etihad Airways appoints Vice President Cargo to drive growth The global award is for three years and will see WFS […]

Etihad Airways appoints Vice President Cargo to drive growth

Etihad Airways has appointed Stanislas Brun to the role of Vice President Cargo. Brun will be responsible for Etihad Cargo’s commercial operations including scheduled and charter flights, revenue management and network planning. Brun will report to Etihad Airways’ Chief Operating Officer, Mohammad Al Bulooki. Brun joins Etihad Cargo from Geodis, where, in his role as […]

Etihad Cargo continues strong cool chain product growth trajectory

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, achieved record year-on-year growth of the carrier’s dedicated cool chain products — PharmaLife and FreshForward — in 2023. The airline recorded the highest volumes of pharmaceuticals transported in Etihad Cargo’s history, achieving a 37 per cent increase in shipments compared to 2022. The carrier also […]

Etihad Cargo SecureTech to make transportation of consumer electronics safer

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has launched SecureTech. This new product is the ninth addition to the carrier’s suite of premium products and is dedicated to the safe and secure transportation of consumer electronics, including mobile phones, laptops, tablets and other lithium battery-powered devices. Etihad Cargo has developed and launched […]

Passenger travel powers cargo operations

With travel effectively back to pre-pandemic levels globally, airports have shifted their focus back to passenger operations, putting a squeeze on freighter-only operations. As the industry settles into its next chapter, the winners seem to be those who can combine both passenger and cargo operations to ensure connectivity in key destinations, guaranteeing coverage into the […]

Etihad Cargo attains IATA CEIV Lithium Batteries Certification

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has achieved the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators Lithium Batteries (CEIV Li-batt) certification. The carrier is the third Middle Eastern airline to attain this certification and has become only the fifth airline globally to achieve CEIV Pharma, Fresh, Live […]

Collaboration to grow the cool chain

When examining the pharmaceutical market in the airfreight industry, there is a consistent growth trend projected for the next 15 years, ranging between eight to 15%, depending on the specific commodity in consideration.     With pharmaceutical and life sciences cargo needing to be moved quickly and carefully, Etihad Cargo is looking to capitalise on […]

Etihad Cargo, Abu Dhabi Airports and Abu Dhabi Food Hub sign MoU to diversify food trade

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi Airports, a key enabler of the emirate’s aviation sector, and Abu Dhabi Food Hub – KEZAD, the region’s largest and first dedicated food wholesale market and logistic hub, have signed a tri-party memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly establish a fully compliant and […]

Africa’s growing potential

While other regions faltered throughout 2023, cargo carriers across Africa enjoyed a strong showing, with plenty of untapped potential remaining.   Africa has predominantly served as an import market, particularly from the Far East into the continent. However, there has been a dynamic shift with growing markets adapting to changing demands. Each country undergoes a […]

Abu Dhabi to Asia

Having grown its presence in Asia, Etihad Cargo offers 335 weekly scheduled passenger and freighter flights across major trade routes in the region.   As part of the carrier’s winter schedule, Etihad Cargo has also strengthened its commitment to the Asian market, introducing additional cargo capacity via new routes and increased frequencies.   For China, […]

Etihad Cargo launches innovative pricing solution

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has launched an innovative Instant Offer Rate (IOR) tool, further enhancing the carrier’s online booking portal to streamline the booking process, provide faster response times and offer improved levels of customer service. Developed in collaboration with IBS Software, Etihad Cargo’s IOR solution will enable the […]

Etihad partners with WFS for Copenhagen launch

Etihad Airways has appointed Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, as its cargo handling partner in Copenhagen for the launch of its first-ever flights connecting Abu Dhabi and Denmark. WFS handles up to 5,000 tonnes of cargo a year for the airline, which commenced four Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights a week […]

Evolving to meet global demand

As the national carrier of the UAE, Etihad Cargo has played a pivotal role in helping the emirate of Abu Dhabi cement its position as a global air cargo hub in a relatively short period of time. Since the carrier’s establishment, Etihad Cargo has set its sights on global growth and has added depth to […]

Transforming operations with technology

Etihad Cargo, the airfreight wing of Etihad Airways, has embarked on a digitalisation revolution that is transforming not only its air cargo operations but also its overall business. The company’s strong desire to innovate, coupled with the availability of new technological advances, has created the perfect opportunity for Etihad Cargo to embrace digital transformation.   […]

Etihad Cargo enhances US cool chain capabilities with WFS partnership

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has enhanced its cool chain capabilities in the US through the expansion of the carrier’s network with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group. Etihad Cargo’s customers will benefit from consistent end-to-end cargo services via the carrier’s PharmaLife and FreshForward products in […]

Etihad Cargo to host third ACE conference

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, will serve as host airline for the third ACE event, taking place between the 4th and 6th of December 2023. Held at the W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the focus of the conference will be on the Middle […]