Etihad Cargo is to operate new routes from its Abu Dhabi hub to Copenhagen in Denmark and Düsseldorf in Germany and will also introduce additional services to Frankfurt.
The carrier currently operates seven passenger and four freighter flights per week to Frankfurt. From 1 May, Etihad Cargo will increase weekly flights from eleven to 15 with the introduction of four new services.
From 1 October, Etihad Cargo will provide cargo capacity out of Denmark with the introduction of four weekly flights and will reinstate three weekly flights to Düsseldorf.
Denmark is home to a number of major international pharmaceutical companies and the country has become an established biotech and pharma hub in Europe.
Etihad Cargo currently offers four dedicated freighter services from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam and two weekly freighter flights to Frankfurt, which connect to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in the US, along with cargo capacity on its passenger network.