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Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi-primarily based Etihad Airways, has announced this will possible be increasing its freighter community with a brand unique route to Madrid. Starting on July 15, 2024, Etihad Cargo will operate two weekly Boeing 777 freighter flights between Abu Dhabi Zayed Global Airport (AUH) and Madrid-Barajas Global Airport (MAD). The unique route is expected to add over 200 tons of cargo ability for Europe every week.


The twice-weekly freighter provider manner Etihad Cargo will manufacture larger the total selection of flights to Spain to 25 per week.

Etihad Cargo already gives belly ability thru 10 passenger flights to Madrid, 10 to Barcelona and three seasonal flights to Malaga launched as half of the airline’s summer season schedule.

Stanislas Brun, vice president of cargo at Etihad Cargo, said: “Launching Madrid as Etihad Cargo’s most fresh European freighter lope dilemma supports the rising search files from for e-commerce flows between Asia and Europe.

“Madrid’s position as a key vogue hub makes it a well-known lope dilemma for the provider’s freighter community.”


Etihad Cargo‘s unique route to Madrid enhances its European freighter community, now totalling 11 weekly flights, alongside side routes to Amsterdam and Frankfurt.

The summer season schedule provides extra belly back ability with two weekly flights to Nice, 14 flights to Athens (alongside side routes thru Mykonos and Santorini), a brand unique three-weekly route to Antalya, and an manufacture larger to 14 weekly flights to Istanbul beginning July 22.

Dublin may possibly well even detect an manufacture larger to 10 weekly flights from July 23.

Dayna Harap