Booming EU exports boost AirBridgeCargo volumes 17 percent in first quarter

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) could well be the world’s fastest-growing all-cargo airline, posting a 17 percent increase in volume in the first quarter of 2017 to 158,000 tonnes. ABC’s first-quarter load factor also rose, year-over-year, to 70 percent for the first months of 2017. Europe’s export boom, driven largely by the low value of the euro, […]

Sky Gates Cargo to add 747-400F to fleet

With its Russia, Europe and Far East routes exceeding expectations, startup carrier Sky Gates Cargo announced that it will add a second 747-400F to its fleet. The impending aircraft, expected to be delivered sometime next month, was part of Cathay Pacific’s cargo fleet and is currently being operated by Silk Way West, a partner airline […]

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

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., including weekly freighter service departing Houston […]