We’ve got it all under control, says Etihad

Etihad Cargo has opened a Cargo Control Centre at its head office in Abu Dhabi. It is the nerve centre for real-time monitoring, tracking and active management of all shipments, flights, and UAE road feeder services iand will help the carrier fulfil its delivery as planned promise to its customers. Head of operations and delivery Andre Blech said it would shift the airline from a historically reactive to a truly proactive ... [+]

Etihad to add fourth Heathrow flight

Etihad Airways is add a fourth year-round daily service between Abu Dhabi and London Heathrow from 27 October. It will be a mid-morning departure from Abu Dhabi and a late evening departure from London. The Middle Eastern carrier will also introduce a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on one of its four ... [+]

Valuable acquisition for Etihad

Etihad Airways has acquired the shares held by Armaguard Linfox Group Pty (Australia) in Abu Dhabi-based joint venture Armaguard Valuables Management, becoming sole shareholder of the company and renaming it Etihad Secure Logistics Services. In the six years since it began operations, AVM has become a major player in the ... [+]

MICCO to run Etihad road service

Etihad Cargo has again selected local haulier MICCO to run its its road feeder services in the Middle East. The road network connects major air and sea gateways in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, as well as key Gulf countries including Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. Under the renewed partnership, MICCO ... [+]

Pharma cert for Etihad

Etihad Cargo has become the first Middle Eastt carrier to be awarded IATA’s Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification in Pharmaceutical Logistics. The certifications cover airline operations and cargo handling and warehousing at its hub in Abu Dhabi. [+]

New look for Etihad freighter schedule

Etihad Cargo is to “refresh” its global freighter network from 1 October, simplifying its route network and maximizing its freighter flows by redeploying capacity on core trade to and from Abu Dhabi. It will add weekly rotations into Shanghai and Chennai, bringing total services to five and three respectively. It ... [+]

Etihad offers ‘cars to the stars’ service

Etihad Cargo has launched a ‘FlightValet’ high-end car shipping service. It will cater to racing enthusiasts worldwide wishing to take their cars around the world’s racetracks as well as car dealers and manufacturers. [+]

New boss for Etihad Cargo

Etihad Airways has appointed Justin Carr as its new vice president cargo. He joined the carrier in the summer from DHL where he was head of MNC business development for the Middle East and Africa region. Seven-year Etihad veteran Andre Blech has meanwhile been appointed as the new head of ... [+]

Comings and goings for Etihad Cargo

DHL’s head of multinational company business development for the Middle East and Africa region Justin Carr (pictured) is moving to Etihad as as vice president cargo commercial. Meanwhile, Etihad senior vice president David Kerr will leave the carrier at the end of the year to pursue another opportunity within the ... [+]

Etihad adds Cambodia freighter

Etihad Cargo has launched a weekly freighter service between its Abu Dhabi hub and the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, to support Cambodia’s garment and footwear industry. It operates Abu Dhabi–Singapore–Phnom Penh–Abu Dhabi using an Airbus A330F with a payload of 64 tonnes. [+]

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