Etihad hits the spot, adds Boston


Etihad Cargo says it has continued to surpass operational performance targets, achieving improvements across key performance measures in the first half of 2023.

It achieved 82.7% on-time performance for freighter departures and 82% OTP for freighter arrivals, above its 80% target. It also improved the carrier’s delivered-as-promised (DAP) rate, achieving 90.6%, ahead of its 85% target and an increase on its 2022 DAP rate of 86.6%.

The carrier also announced that it will introduce flights to Boston from summer 2024. Hey will operate four days a week using Boeing 787-9 aircraft. Etihad already serves Chicago O’Hare, New York JFK, Washington Dulles and Toronto.