Etihad Q3 revenues up

Cargo carried was 18 per cent more than Q3 2011


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UAE’s Etihad Airways reported third quarter revenues of $ 1.3 billion, up 19 per cent on 2011 ($ 1.1 billion). While the record revenues were due to passenger numbers going up 23 per cent, cargo too, was up six per cent to $ 181.6 million. Etihad Cargo carried 93,560 tonnes of freight in Q3, 18 per cent more than in the corresponding period last year (79,378 tonnes). The carrier’s dedicated freighter fleet of six aircraft serves eight cargo-only destinations (Amsterdam, Benghazi, Dubai, Hahn, Hong Kong, Djibouti, Kabul and Sharjah) in addition to the wider Etihad Airways network.