Etihad Cargo has launched FlightValet, a new service designed specifically for the transport of motor vehicles.
According to the carrier, the product was developed ahead of the seasonal surge in demand for luxury vehicle shipments to popular holiday destinations.
“We are delighted to introduce this new tailored product to the marketplace,” said Abdulla Mohamed Shadid, managing director of cargo and logistics at Etihad Cargo. “Demand from our customers has grown significantly in recent years, and in an effort to improve our service offering, we have introduced vehicle-handling capability at key new stations in 2018.”
FlightValet is simplify the booking process and is offered through a dedicated team which will oversee the secure delivery of the vehicle to its final destination.
In addition to individual customers, FlightValet will also offer car dealers and manufacturers the opportunity to move vehicles globally, with particular readiness to cater to the Italian supercar market at Milan Malpensa Airport on Etihad Airways’ passenger aircraft, as well as chartered and scheduled freighter aircraft.
“FlightValet is the latest addition to Etihad Cargo’s suite of high-value products, which includes our arts and musical instruments product FlyCulture, launched last year with the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, and our signature pharma and life sciences product TempCheck, to name just a few,” said Shadid. “This is a key part of our strategy to leverage Abu Dhabi’s natural position as a logistics centre for the world, and drive growth in air cargo high-value product segments that diversify our portfolio and reinforce our position as the air cargo partner of choice.”