Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Cargo says it has reclaimed 90% of its pre-Covid destinations and recorded a 20% increase in tonnage compared to the same period in 2019.
The carrier currently services 72 network destinations across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas and has an active fleet of 65 aircraft.
In the past month, it has introduced flights to Malaga, Mykonos, Santorini, Phuket and Vienna, providing additional belly-hold capacity between Europe and Asia.
Charter operations and a cabin loading initiative – which saw the carrier modify five of its Boeing 777 aircraft by removing seats to provide additional capacity on key routes such as Dhaka and Ho Chi Minh City – have enabled the Abu Dhabi-based carrier to service increased Asian demand, with record loads recently achieved on a number of flights,
So far this year, Etihad Cargo has operated over 200 charter flights to 30 destinations not serviced through its network, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Senegal, and others across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.