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Etihad to fly 787s as freighters

[ March 30, 2020   //   ]

Etihad Cargo said on 26 March that it was introducing a fleet of Boeing 787-10 aircraft as ‘passenger freighters’ to operate 34 weekly flights and to complement its fleet of Boeing 777 full freighters,. Each 787 aircraft will provide capacity for 12 lower deck pallets and four containers, carrying up to 45 tons of payload. The passenger freighter network will introduce capacity, subject to permits, into India, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, South Korea and other places where borders remain open for cargo. On top of that, the current freighter schedule will be enhanced by additional flights into Riyadh, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai.