“… to transport vehicles in the bellyhold of Etihad’s widebody aircraft.” That is what Etihad Cargo intends to do this summer, much to the pleasure and peace of luxury car owners in the UAE. The airline has started a promotion that runs until September 30, 2016, where it will ship “super, sport and luxury cars (like, luxury car brands such as Ferrari, Porsche and Lamborghini – but not restricting to just this list) for passengers to destinations across Europe including Amsterdam, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris and Zurich. The continent is a favourite escape for the UAE’s scorching summer-stricken travellers.
As per the offer, passengers booked into first or business class can get an additional 20 percent off on air cargo rates when booking their seat. As well as dropping the vehicles off at your hotel or home doorstep, Etihad Cargo also does will also deliver the car straight to the driver’s doorstep and can also arrange hotel accommodation. Gone are the days when we just needed to worry what our pet Jimmy would do if we went away. Now, thanks to A380 and the fine men of aviation, everything is getting a gravitating interest.