Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan said the carrier is targeting a 24% year-over-year increase in 2009 revenue to $3.1 billion as it takes delivery of 11 new aircraft, bringing its fleet to 53. The ambitious Abu Dhabi-based carrier does not typically release financial figures, but speaking Tuesday at the Aviation Outlook Middle East 2009 conference in the UAE capital, Hogan revealed that EY's 2008 revenue came to $2.5 billion. "We are taking a bullish approach in 2009 despite tough market ...

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