Etihad Cargo expands belly hold capacity with new summer schedule

Etihad Cargo is set to enhance its belly hold cargo capacity across its global network beginning June 2024. The carrier’s new summer schedule will introduce 23 new passenger flight destinations and increase weekly flights to existing routes by 77, totaling 100 additional weekly passenger flights.

The expanded schedule includes the return of popular European destinations, offering more belly hold cargo capacity to Spain, Greece, France, and a new route to Turkey. Starting June 2, customers can book cargo on three weekly flights to Malaga and two weekly flights to Nice. Athens will see an increase to 14 flights per week, with two flights via Mykonos and two via Santorini. A new route to Antalya will launch with three weekly flights, while Istanbul’s flights will increase from 10 to 14 weekly from July 22. Dublin will receive three additional weekly flights, totaling ten.

In the Middle East, Etihad Cargo will introduce three passenger flights to Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia, a new destination for the airline. Frequencies to other Middle Eastern cities will also rise, with 32 additional flights per week. This includes seven more flights to Amman, totaling 14 weekly, seven additional flights to Kuwait, bringing the total to 28, and increased flights to Bahrain, Beirut, Muscat, Doha, and Cairo.

These enhancements underscore Etihad Cargo’s commitment to meeting growing demand and providing its customers and partners with expanded cargo capacity. The increased frequencies and new routes will enhance connectivity and support international trade across Etihad Cargo’s extensive network.