Etihad Cargo appoints new Indian Subcontient general manager

Source: Etihad Cargo

Etihad Cargo has appointed Giridharan Srinivasan to the role of area general manager – Indian Subcontinent. 

He will be based in Bangalore and report to Latha Narayan, Etihad Cargo’s director east cargo commercial – Asia Pacific, Australasia and Indian Subcontinent.

Srinivasan will be responsible for developing relationships with Etihad Cargo’s customers based in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and the surrounding region.

He has more than 17 years of experience, five of which have been within the aviation sector, including leadership roles in sales, business development, client relationship management and operations.

According to his LinkedIn profile, Giridharan currently works for IndiGo and also spent 12 years at FedEx Express.

Narayan said: “[Giridharan’s] appointment further reinforces the carrier’s commitment to the Indian Subcontinent, strengthens Etihad Cargo’s commercial team in the region and positions the airline for further growth in this key market.”

The appointment comes as Etihad Cargo recently announced its winter schedule, which will see the introduction of two new routes in the Indian Subcontinent region and additional frequencies to existing destinations

The carrier will offer more bellyhold cargo capacity across new passenger routes to Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram, operating seven flights per week to each destination.

Etihad Cargo will also provide additional bellyhold capacity via new passenger flights to Chennai, Kochi, the Maldives, Columbo and Islamabad.

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]