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Etihad Crystal Cargo is about to launch a new dedicated
freighter operation from Abu Dhabi to Almaty in Kazakhstan.
service will commence operations on 28 July 2011, using the
Airbus A330-200F freighter with a payload of 59 metric tonnes on the route.
“We are delighted to announce our first
dedicated freighter service to Almaty,” said Roy Kinnear, Senior
Vice President of Etihad Crystal Cargo. “Our
operations to Almaty will reinforce Etihad’s position in the
Kazakh market, adding to our three weekly passenger services between Abu Dhabi and Almaty. We look forward to strengthening the
trade ties between the UAE and Kazakhstan through this new cargo
Etihad Crystal Cargo operates to a total of
84 destinations internationally, 13 of which are freighter only.
The airline operates dedicated cargo freighter aircraft to 27 of
these 84 destinations. The Crystal Cargo fleet consists of one
Boeing 777 Freighter, two Airbus A330-200F, two Airbus A300-600F
aircraft and two McDonnell Douglas MD11s.