Etihad Crystal, WCA Family sign agreement

DUBAI — Etihad Crystal Cargo - the fast growing cargo division of Etihad Airways - has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be the first cargo airline to act as a vendor within the WCA Family network.WCA Family is the largest grouping of independent freight forwarders in the world, with close to 4,000 member offices in more than 640 cities and ports worldwide.

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Published: Wed 28 Sep 2011, 11:09 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 5:59 AM

This innovative agreement, announced on Tuesday at the 8th Sino-International Freight Forwarders Conference in Shanghai, will allow WCA Family members to access Etihad Crystal Cargo’s global network of 84 destinations.

Roy Kinnear, Senior Vice-President Cargo at Etihad, said: “This agreement allows WCA Family members to leverage the strength of the Etihad relationship with WCA Family to provide an airway bill facility on behalf of its members. This means all WCA Family agents will now have access to Etihad Crystal Cargo’s full booking facility.”

This is the first such MoU between a forwarding network and an airline. Both Etihad and the WCA Family are committed to making this a win-win situation for both parties.

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