Etihad Airways’ revenue rises 28 per cent year-on-year to $3.2bn in first half

Etihad Airways today announced that its revenues in the first half of 2014 rose to $3.2bn, 28 per cent higher than in the same period of 2013. Passengers carried by the airline in the period rose to 6.7m, 22 per cent more than in January-June 2013, while cargo rose 25 per cent to 268,713 tonnes.

“At a time when the global airline industry has struggled with high fuel prices, intense competition and a slowdown in the cargo market, Etihad Airways has achieved record success, carrying more passengers and cargo to more destinations around the world, with our biggest fleet to date,” Etihad Airway’s president and chief executive officer James Hogan said in a statement.

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