Monday, August 31, 2009

Etihad To Start New Aircargo Service to Baghdad

Minor delay will not stop launch
Shipping News Feature

MIDDLE EAST – Etihad Crystal Cargo, the freight division of Etihad Airways, is to start a new freight service between its Abu Dhabi hub and Baghdad from the 3rd of September. Originally planned to start on the 1st, the launch has been delayed temporarily for unspecified reasons.

The new route will be served each way every Tuesday and Thursday by two of the airlines Airbus A-300 freighters. A company spokesman stated that the flight was in response to the increase in trade between the two countries.