9-Jun-2010 11:30 AM

Etihad 'bullish' for 2Q2010; yield improvements and continued traffic growth

Etihad Airways CEO, James Hogan, stated the carrier is "bullish" for 2Q2010, adding that premium demand is improving (Reuters, 09-Jun-2010). He added, “business-class seat-load factor is back where we want it to be, and the yield is tracking in the right direction”. The carrier reported traffic (RPKs) growth of 25% in 1Q2010, as the carrier expanded its network.