Etihad Cargo expands European road feeder service to 90 airports

Etihad Cargo partners with Wallenborn Transports, offers seamless connectivity across 27 countries

Etihad Cargo expands European road feeder service to 90 airports

(L-R) Robin De Block, Operations Director; Jason Breakwell, Commercial Director; Franz Wallenborn, President & CEO from Wallenborn; Thomas Schurmann, Head of Cargo Operations & Delivery; Flavio Rusconi, Regional Manager West, Cargo Operations & Delivery from Etihad Cargo and Kevin Nash, Group Chief Operating Officer, Wallenborn

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Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has appointed Wallenborn Transports as its road feeder service (RFS) partner for Europe to expand its scheduled and specialised services across 27 countries, facilitating the transportation of cargo between Etihad Cargo's main European gateways, including Amsterdam, Paris and Frankfurt, and offline stations.

Etihad Cargo's customers will benefit from the complete transparency provided by integrated telematics technology.

"Providing seamless connectivity between Etihad Cargo's European main freighter gateways and offline destinations is essential to meeting the carrier's delivery promises," says Thomas Schürmann, Head, Cargo Operations and Delivery, Etihad Cargo. "Strategic partnerships with leading RFS providers such as Wallenborn strengthen Etihad Cargo's value proposition and will enable the carrier to further expand operations in Europe, which is a key territory for the airline. Etihad Cargo remains committed to being the air cargo partner of choice and is achieving this through the provision of fast, efficient and reliable transportation of cargo from its arrival in-country to its final destination."

Frantz Wallenborn, President & CEO, Wallenborn Group adds, "We're proud to be selected as a strategic partner and look forward to enhancing Etihad Cargo's capabilities in Europe and introducing its premium products to new markets. Our values are closely aligned, and we both aspire to make air logistics smarter and more sustainable. This partnership will give Etihad Cargo's customers access to a comprehensive network connecting over 90 airports and a range of specialised logistics solutions, such as GDP-validated transport for temperature-sensitive healthcare products. Highlights of our partnership include dedicated capacity, 24/7 customer support and handling services in 27 countries."

Etihad Cargo has signed strategic partnerships with RFS providers around the world to bolster its operational footprint and ensure efficient end-to-end journey of cargo.

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