Etihad Cargo moves into cargo top 10

In May Etihad Cargo lifted 48,869 tonnes of freight, up 31 per cent in May last year and an increase of nine per cent on the previous month.


Etihad Cargo top 10 WorldACD


Etihad Cargo moved record volume in April and May, propelling it into the list of top 10 performing global air cargo operators, based on monthly WorldACD carrier rankings. In April, Etihad Cargo moved 44,730 tonnes of cargo, 30 per cent more than the 34,352 tonnes carried in the same period last year. In May, too, Etihad Cargo lifted 48,869 tonnes of freight, up 31 per cent in May last year and an increase of nine per cent on the previous month. The carrier said it plans to take delivery of a fourth A330-200 freighter at the end of this month and in the second half of 2014 the carrier will see its bellyhold capability grow when 10 passenger aircraft are added to the fleet.