ABC Airlines introduces Munich-Moscow service

AirBridgeCargo Airlines is expanding its services in Central Europe by introducing direct services to and from Munich with a Boeing 747 freighter, effective May 9. “As Southern Germany continues to be a major industrial growth area, the decision to expand our services by introducing a direct Boeing 747 flight from Munich to Moscow was a […]
  • April 30, 2014

ABC starts decade anniversary with strong Q1

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) began its 10th anniversary year with the strongest first quarter in its history, with tonnage up 9 percent to 86,500 tonnes. ABC said its growth reflects market improvements in Russia, Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Load factor for Q1 was 71 percent. Freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) in the first three months […]
  • April 28, 2014

ABC links Moscow to Germany, Scandinavia

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is expanding its presence in Europe with new routes linking Moscow with Malmo, Sweden, and Leipzig, Germany. The new Malmo service to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport will be in addition to the existing weekend Boeing 737 freighter flight operated by Atran Cargo Airlines, also part of Volga-Dnepr Group. ABC’s B747 all-cargo flight between […]
  • April 3, 2014

AirBridgeCargo expands presence in Dallas, Chicago

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is expanding its presence in the U.S. with the launch of Boeing 747-8 freighter flights linking Dallas/Fort Worth with Amsterdam and Moscow. New twice-weekly flights from Dallas/Fort Worth will operate on Mondays and Thursdays to Amsterdam Schiphol and Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airports. The airline, part of Volga-Dnepr Group, is also developing its service […]

Romance buoys air cargo industry

It turns out that romance benefits the airfreight industry. AirBridgeCargo Airlines saw a large rise in flower imports ahead of Valentine’s Day. In the lead up to Feb. 14, ABC transported 1,400 tonnes of flowers from Amsterdam to Moscow, an 18 percent increase over the same period in 2013. “The demand for flowers in Russia […]
  • February 14, 2014

Air cargo powers Sochi Olympics

Planning for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, took air cargo charter company Air Partner out of its normal modus operandi. Normally, the UK-based company arranges aircrafts after it contracts with a client to move cargo. After studying opportunities related to Sochi, Air Partner opted for the opposite. “We found the aircraft first in this case,” says […]

AirBridgeCargo has one of industry’s youngest fleets

AirBridgeCargo Airlines increased its cargo tonnage by 5 percent in 2013, with its highest-ever volume of 340,000 tonnes across its network. The airline, part of Volga-Dnepr Group, reported volume growth on all of its major routes, and this was matched by a 5-percent improvement in revenue. AirBridgeCargo’s freight tonne-kilometers rose 15 percent in 2013, while […]

Fifth 747-8F delivered to AirBridgeCargo

Boeing and AirBridgeCargo Airlines marked the delivery of the airline’s fifth new 747-8 freighter. “ABC has already experienced the outstanding payload and operating economics of the 747-8 family,” Denis Ilin, executive president of AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said. “We are really excited to receive our fifth 747-8 Freighter.” With its delivery, ABC continues to follow its long-term […]
  • January 9, 2014
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