Etihad Cargo Scoops ‘Cargo Airline of The Year’

etihad airways latest newsEtihad Cargo, the cargo division of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been recognised as ‘Cargo Airline of the Year’ by leading industry magazine, Air Transport News (ATN), at a prestigious gala dinner awards ceremony in Geneva, on 21 March 2015.

The award, which is decided based on votes received from across the industry, combined with a verdict made by a jury of internationally renowned industry experts, is in recognition of the commitment made by Etihad Cargo to developing the global freight market through the opening of new routes, the introduction of innovative products, and its successful relationship with the international freight forwarding community.

Kevin Knight, Etihad Airways’ Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, said: “We are honoured to receive this award in recognition of our commitment to working closely with our partners across the industry, ensuring our customers have greater access to new routes and services that enhance the two-way flow of trade and commerce between key and the emerging markets across our global network.”

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Jet Airways and Etihad Airways launch discounted fares

jet airways latest newsPrivate carrier Jet Airways in association with its gulf partner Etihad today announced limited period discounted fares for travel across its network on the occasion of Republic Day.

Besides, the offer will also be applicable on Etihad Airways flights, which holds 24 per cent stake in the Naresh Goyal-promoted airline, for destinations across the US, Europe and the Middle-east, airline said in a statement here.

The three-day offer of 25 per cent discount on tickets, for which the bookings commence tomorrow, is the third in series from the Mumbai-headquartered airline in this year so far.

The offer is applicable for economy fares on Jet Airways’ domestic network for travel between March 1 and September 30 (on domestic routes), the airline said in a statement, adding the discount can be availed in both economy and premier fares on the airline’s international flights.