Etihad Cargo reappoints ACP as GSSA in Australasia


ACP Worldwide continues to grow its Australian and New Zealand operation with the re-appointment of its general sales and services agent (GSSA) contract with Etihad Cargo to now also include Brisbane.

Effective from 1 October 2016, ACP will extend its current representation in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Auckland to include Brisbane.

The company says after a thorough and comprehensive bidding process Etihad Cargo appointed ACP to partner with to support the Etihad Cargo team across all major freight hubs in Australia and New Zealand.

ACP Worldwide regional director for Australia and New Zealand, Ross Di Lizio says: “We are delighted that Etihad Cargo has chosen to grow the relationship ACP, which started in 2010. We now have the opportunity to work with Colin and his team to continue providing success and growth for Etihad Cargo throughout all our offices on a truly national basis.”

Etihad Cargo manager for Australia and New Zealand, Colin Nicholls says: “Our longstanding partnership with ACP Worldwide has been a key factor in Etihad Cargo’s success in the Australian and New Zealand markets. Together we have been able to provide shippers with swift, reliable movement of their cargo to markets around the world.

“The addition of Brisbane to ACP’s representation of Etihad Cargo means our customers will receive the same seamless service right across Australia.”

Etihad Cargo provides freight capacity across all of its services ex Australia, which includes two daily services from Melbourne with Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 aircraft, 11 weekly from Sydney on Boeing 777s and Airbus A380s, daily Boeing 787 services ex Brisbane and Perth, with connectivity to the Etihad Airways global network via its Abu Dhabi hub.