Abu Dhabi Airport welcomes first SF Express cargo flight

Abu Dhabi Airports, received the first SF Express cargo flight at Abu Dhabi International Airport. For the first time in the region, the first flight marked the start of operations for the global freight leader. This strategic agreement, which includes Etihad Cargo and Kerry Logistics, boosts Abu Dhabi International Airport's position as a significant regional cargo centre.
His Excellency Eng. Jamal Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports said, “We are proud to welcome SF Express to Abu Dhabi. This marks a new milestone in our efforts to become a leading cargo and logistics hub in the region. We eagerly anticipate further partnerships as we continue our growth journey to establish Abu Dhabi as a major air cargo hub in the region.”
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Li Sheng, Chairman of SF Airlines said, “Working with Abu Dhabi Airports will undoubtedly be a significant milestone and we are confident that this partnership will be beneficial for all parties involved. Abu Dhabi Airports is an important cargo hub in the region, and we are eager to work together as we connect and create value for our customers and strengthen our growing network.”
“Etihad Cargo is fully aligned with the emirate of Abu Dhabi’s vision of becoming a global logistics hub. The inaugural SF Express cargo flight’s arrival in Abu Dhabi marks the beginning of a partnership between Etihad Cargo, Abu Dhabi Airports, SF Express and Kerry Logistics that not only supports SF Express’s Middle East expansion plans but also benefits Etihad Cargo’s customers," said Martin Drew, Senior Vice President – Global Sales & Cargo at Etihad Airways.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has been determined to establish itself as a prime air cargo and logistics hub by forging new strategic partnerships.