With the year almost half over, AirBridgeCargo, a Volga-Dnepr company, reported that tonnage handled was up 16 percent in the five-month period from January to May. During that time, the Russian carrier transported 180,605 tonnes throughout the world, connecting Europe, Asia and the United States via Russia.
In Asia, ABC launched two weekly flights from Hanoi, with connections to Europe and the U.S. via Hong Kong. In the North American market, ABC launched flights from Los Angeles, connecting the U.S. West Coast with its global network. The carrier has added more frequencies from Asia, Europe and the U.S., reaching totals of 48, 55 and 17 weekly departures, respectively.
ABC has more than 600 weekly connections via Moscow, with average delivery times of less than 48 hours, including ground-handling, operating scheduled frequencies to 26 destinations in 14 countries. During this period, FTKs rose up 23.5 percent in the five months of 2015, said Denis Ilin, ABC executive president.