World Airways extends MD-11 freighter contract with Etihad Crystal Cargo

World Airways (Atlanta) has extended a contract with Etihad Crystal Cargo (Abu Dhabi) to provide two MD-11 cargo aircraft into 2011, operating on scheduled routes to Europe, Asia and Africa.

Etihad introduced all-cargo services in February 2005. It currently operates a fleet of regional freighter aircraft including two Airbus A300-600RF aircraft and its first A330F.

Copyright Photo: Antony J. Best. Previously operated by Delta, World painted this McDonnell Douglas MD-11 N803DE (msn 48474) in the classic 1960 livery. The airframe is now with UPS.