Etihad reports February 2024 traffic statistics

15 March 2024, 01:00 PM
Etihad reports February 2024 traffic statistics


  Feb-23 Feb-24 2023 YTD 2024 YTD
Passengers 1.0 million 1.4 million 2.0 million 2.9 million
Passenger load factor                  88% 89% 88% 87%
Operating fleet size                                       74 89 74 89
Passenger destinations 64 69 64 69


Abu Dhabi, UAE - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has published its preliminary traffic statistics for February 2024.

The carrier welcomed more than 1.4 million guests onboard and saw its load factor average out at 89 per cent across the month.

“In February 2024 we saw a 46 per cent year-on-year growth in customer numbers as we continue our growth strategy,” said Antonoaldo Neves, CEO of Etihad Airways. “Our year-to-date (YTD) passenger figures at 2.9 million are 40 per cent higher than at YTD February 2023.

“February was a busy month; we strengthened our fleet, welcoming three new 787-9s, a move which is aligned to our network expansion strategy of adding new destinations and expanding frequencies into key markets.

“We also announced two additional new routes which will begin this year: to Antalya, Turkey and Jaipur, India, the latter representing our eleventh non-stop connection between Abu Dhabi and the Indian Subcontinent."