Etihad launches new freighter service to Doha
Doha, August 30, 2012
Etihad Cargo, the cargo division of UAE’s national airline Etihad Airways, will inaugurate a new weekly freighter operation from Abu Dhabi to the Qatari capital, Doha, effective September 3.
The new cargo service will operate every Monday using an Airbus A300-600F freighter, with a capacity of 42 metric tonnes.
Etihad Airways already operates 26 weekly Airbus A319, A320 and A330 passenger services between the two cities.
David Kerr, vice president of Etihad Cargo, said: “We are delighted to launch our first dedicated freighter service to Doha, and believe that it will further strengthen the trade ties between the UAE and Qatar.” – TradeArabia News Service