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AirBridgeCargo demonstrating the nose-loading capabilities of its 747-8F.

AirBridgeCargo charter flights up a whooping 47 percent in 2016

March 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo is known for its rapidly growing scheduled freighter business, but in parallel, the carrier’s charter business is also booming. Looking back on 2016, ABC says the number of charter flights it operated last year was up 47 percent year-over-year, compared to 2015. Cargo charters are often the onlyRead More

AirBridgeCargo becomes largest all-cargo carrier at Schiphol

AirBridgeCargo becomes largest all-cargo carrier at Schiphol

January 13, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ 1,000-plus 747 freighter flights into Amsterdam Schiphol and Frankfurt airports made the all-cargo carrier Schiphol’s largest all-cargo customer, and second only to KLM in terms of total cargo volumes for the year. It is also the second biggest cargo carrier in Frankfurt. The announcement mirrors Schiphol’s own newsRead More

AirBridgeCargo pivots away from Africa citing market weakness

AirBridgeCargo pivots away from Africa citing market weakness

November 30, 2016 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

AirBridgeCargo’s CEO Sergey Lazarev told Russian Aviation Insider that the carrier’s Africa routes, which had been operated by U.K.-based sister airline CargoLogicAir, had proven to be commercially unfeasible, due to the weakness of the African market. The London Stansted via Frankfurt to Libreville, Johannesburg and Nairobi route has been scrappedRead More

Etihad sets new cargo record

Etihad sets new cargo record

November 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

In October, Etihad Cargo bested its previous record for freight volume carried in any month, moving 53,785 tonnes of cargo and surpassing the previous record, achieved in November 2014, by 501 tonnes. The carrier cited “growth in perishables traffic from Africa, US inbound and outbound traffic, and volumes from EuropeRead More

AirBridgeCargo beats 2015 volumes with two months left in 2016

AirBridgeCargo beats 2015 volumes with two months left in 2016

November 14, 2016 at 6:38 pm 0 comments

Business is on such an upswing at AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) that the carrier only needed 10 months in 2016 to top the previous year’s lift. With a 30 percent, year-over-year, growth in tonnage in October, to 57,600- tonnes, ABC entered record-breaking territory for 2016, with two more months still toRead More

AirBridge adds 6th U.S. gateway to North American market

AirBridge adds 6th U.S. gateway to North American market

September 19, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Russia-based all-cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services from Moscow to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, its sixth online gateway in North America. The new flight from Seattle, ABC said, will continue on to Chicago before returning to Europe and Moscow, providing ABC’s customers with connections toRead More

AirBridgeCargo granted U.S. routes as foreign airlines file for access

AirBridgeCargo granted U.S. routes as foreign airlines file for access

September 7, 2016 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

A ruling by the Unites States Department of Transportation (DOT) granted AirBridgeCargo Airlines the rights to operate “scheduled foreign air transportation of property and mail” between the Russian Federation and the American cities of Seattle, Columbus, Boston, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco. AirBridgeCargo already operates flights to the U.S., includingRead More

The Freight 50: Breakdown of carriers within aviation groups

The Freight 50: Breakdown of carriers within aviation groups

August 26, 2016 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

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