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Etihad Cargo Boosts Capacity with New 100 Flights

DALLAS — Etihad Airways (EY) announced an increase in summer flights, which introduced 23 new destinations and increased existing routes to 77 per week, for a total of 100 new weekly flights. Etihad Cargo will use the new 100 flights to increase cargo capacity using passenger flights across their global network. 

Etihad Airways will introduce flights to Antalya (AYT), Bali-Denpasar (DPS), Al-Qassim (ELQ), Jaipur (JAI), Malaga (AGP), Mykonos (JMK), Santorini (JTR) and Nice (NCE) to their network, which will allow Etihad Cargo to reach new destinations and markets; Dublin (DUB) will have three new flights from July 23 bringing the total number of flights to 10 weekly.

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Cargo Footprint in the Middle East

The airline also increased its presence in the Middle East, adding Al-Qassim (ELQ) to its network and increasing frequencies to 32 flights per week to other destinations: Amman (AMM), Kuwait (KWI), Bahrain (BAH), Beirut (BEY), Muscat (MCT), Doha (DOH), and 28 flights per week to Cairo (CAI) during mid-July.

Stanislas Brun, Etihad Cargo Vice-president, said, “With the launch of its summer schedule, Etihad Cargo will deliver significant benefits to its partners and customers, thanks to the added belly-hold cargo capacity and enhanced connectivity to key markets."

Brun added, "The expansion of the airline’s passenger network, in combination with Etihad Cargo´s regular and charter freighter services, will substantially increase cargo capacity across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.”

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