Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, this week delivered all 17 rally cars along with 200 cubic meters of spare parts for the region’s first ever ‘festival of racing’ FIA World Rallycross of Abu Dhabi, for which Etihad Airways is the official airline partner.
FlightValet service from Liege to Abu Dhabi activates the region’s first ‘Urban
Festival’ at Yas Marina Circuit
Harnessing years of experience and expertise gained shipping
beloved cars and high-performance vehicles across the world, Etihad Cargo’s
special charter Boeing 777F flew the WRX rally cars from Liege (where the cars
had travelled to from all over Europe), to Abu Dhabi.
Bader Al Ali, Etihad Cargo Business Development Manager, said: “We
are immensely proud to be part of this event, which is coming to Abu Dhabi for
the first time ever thanks to our partners at Abu Dhabi Motorsports
Management and Yas Marina Circuit. This is the perfect way to celebrate
FlightValet, which we launched last year in response to growing demand as our
experience and reputation for care, professionalism and ease of use has become
more widely known.”
Cargo transports hundreds of vehicles around the world every year, with
customers ranging from individuals who want to take their sportscar on holiday,
to major global racing events such as today’s shipment to Yas Marina Circuit on
Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.
Hall, Director of Sponsorship, Yas Marina Circuit, said: “The inaugural FIA
World Rallycross of Abu Dhabi will be one of our largest public events and
promises three days of spectacular on and off-track entertainment.
“This type of event couldn’t happen without world-class logistics
support, and for this reason we are delighted to be working alongside Etihad
Cargo on this flagship project, continuing a longstanding association with one
of our key partners.”
The three-day Urban Festival includes two support races: Yas Super
Street Challenge – Drag racing, Monster Energy Emirates Drift Championship,
before the inaugural FIA World Rallycross of Abu Dhabi 2019 headlines the
For further information and to book tickets visit: https://www.yasmarinacircuit.com/en/fia-world-rallycross
To book your FlightValet experience with Etihad
Cargo visit: https://www.etihadcargo.com/en-ae/productandservices/premium-products-services/flightvalet.html