Etihad starts A330-200F services

ETIHAD Crystal Cargo has started scheduled services with its first Airbus A330-200 freighter, operating from Abu Dhabi to Tripoli (Libya).

The freighter will also eventually operate to other destinations including: Hahn, Beijing, Tripoli, Milan, and N’Djamena.

Roy Kinnear, executive vice-president of Etihad Crystal Cargo, said: “The A330-200 freighter will reinforce and build Etihad’s presence in the high-growth European and Asian freight markets, in particular China.”

Etihad is the launch customer of the A330-200F and set to take delivery of a second in December.

The freighter can carry up to 64 metric tonnes of cargo and can fly up to 7,400 kilometres non-stop.

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