Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan told reporters in New York that the carrier believes it can lift passenger numbers from the current 6 million per year to 25 million annually by 2020 while doubling the number of cities served from 48 to 100. It plans to grow its workforce from 6,600 today to 27,000 in 2020. Etihad signaled an aggressive expansion when it ordered 35 787s, 10 777-300ERs, 20 A320s, 25 A350s and 10 A380s worth $21 billion and optioned another 105 across all types worth a further ...

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