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Etihad Cargo, Etihad Airways’ cargo and logistics arm has expanded its US network and will offer elevated skill to the discipline by introducing a novel service to Boston, Massachusetts.

The provider’s inaugural flight arrived on 31 March, atmosphere out the conventional service that can see the airline operate four flights per week to Boston. Boston is Etihad Cargo’s fourth US vacation discipline, and the novel route reinforces Etihad Cargo’s dedication to offering tailored cargo alternatives to the North American discipline.

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The novel service will be operated on a advise-of-the-artwork Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, offering an additional cargo skill of 50 tonnes per week, catering to the tough ask for freight between Boston and Abu Dhabi. Etihad Cargo will offer tailor-made alternatives for the assorted range of commodities prevalent in the Boston discipline, specializing in perishables, scientific devices, prescribed tablets, and airplane parts.

Boston is recognised globally as a severe hub for meals, prescribed tablets, and cutting-edge be taught and construction. Etihad Cargo’s growth into this market is poised to very much beef up the drift of perishables corresponding to lobsters and seafood, as well to severe prescribed tablets, along side scientific gadgets and oncology treatments, from Boston to Abu Dhabi and the reduction of the area.

The open of the Boston route marks the most trendy addition to Etihad Cargo’s comprehensive US network, which contains double on daily foundation flights to Original York’s JFK airport, on daily foundation products and companies to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Washington, DC (IAD), and a weekly freighter service to Chicago. This growth brings the full decision of flights Etihad Cargo operates to the US to 33 per week. It demonstrates the airline’s ongoing efforts to beef up world connectivity and toughen alternate unswerving through its network.

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Stanislas Brun, Vice President of Cargo at Etihad Cargo, said: “The introduction of the Boston route is a strategic growth of Etihad Cargo’s US network, offering more stomach skill to partners and clients. Boston is a extraordinarily predominant vacation discipline for meals and prescribed tablets and a centre for innovation and construction. Etihad Cargo’s Abu Dhabi-Boston service will toughen the discipline’s export financial system, particularly in facilitating the realm distribution of its world-class seafood and breakthrough scientific merchandise, and additional toughen alternate ties between the US and UAE.”

Additional making improvements to the provider’s capabilities in the US, Etihad Cargo expanded its network with Worldwide Flight Companies (WFS), a member of the SATS Neighborhood, to encompass the full provider’s stations in the US. This partnership has elevated Etihad Cargo’s premium offerings and enabled the airline to relate constant, excessive-quality, pause-to-pause air cargo alternatives by technique of its CEIV-certified merchandise, along side PharmaLife, designed for the staunch transport of prescribed tablets; FreshForward, which ensures the freshness of perishable goods; and specialised products and companies admire LiveAnimals and SkyStables, dedicated to the staunch and humane transport of stay animals.

Caitlin DiMare-Oliver