Etihad Airways carried just over 6 million passengers in 2008, a 34% increase on 2007, as it expanded its fleet with nine aircraft to 42 and launched six new routes on a network now spanning 50 cities. Load factor soared 7 points to 75%, with business class loads rising to 63%. Etihad Crystal Cargo reported a 16% increase in freight to 202,430 tonnes. EY will launch new service to Melbourne and Lagos in March. This month it officially will open a new passenger terminal at Abu Dhabi ...

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