Etihad looks at cargo potential from Nagpur

A high-level Etihad Airways team visited the Multimodal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) in central India, to explore the possibility of launching a cargo airline service from the city, according to a report in the Indian Express.


A high-level Etihad Airways team visited the Multimodal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) in central India, to explore the possibility of launching a cargo airline service from the city, according to a report in the Indian Express.

According to a MIHAN press release, the Etihad Airways team comprised VP Indian Subcontinent, Neerja Bhatia, VP cargo David Kerr, VP network planning Alex Featherstone, GM airports Mathew Davies and senior manager international and public affairs Mokha Watta. The team visited MIHAN and met senior Maharashtra government offi cials after an invitation from Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis, the release said.

“India is a crucial part of Etihad Airways’ global cargo and passenger network and we are already a long-term investor through our stake in Jet Airways,” Etihad said in the statement.