17.10.2017 | AirBridgeCargo provided dedicated lift for 28 Maserati GranTurismo cars

October, 17th – AirBridgeCargo airlines delivered twenty-eight shiny-new Maserati vehicles for its customers on board one of its B747 from Milan to Tokyo.

The charter flight, committed by Agility Logistics, was operated from the largest airport of Milan, Malpensa, to Narita airport with stop in Moscow Sheremetyevo airport in compliance with all standard operational procedures. ABC has developed and introduced special standard operating procedures for vehicles’ transportation, dedicated team of experienced professionals ensures that every such delivery is handled with the highest attention. Cars were smoothly handled and built up by Alha Airport MXP on double-deck car-racks ensuring the efficient use of space and safe transportation. ABC’s Boeing 747 made an eye-catching landing in Tokyo with Maserati stickers glammed up on its fuselage and around 300 guests, including press, waiting for its taxing to his parking spot ready to spot loading and offloading procedures.

AirBridgeCargo’s highly skilled loadmasters together with three attendants from Maserati side performed demonstrational offloading of several cars in white protecting covers to showcase smooth, safe and seamless operational procedures. After that the guests were invited to welcome reception at the airport premises, with formal address from Maserati company and cars presentation to its customers and press, as well as photo shooting with luxury cars.    

 

“This is a unique event for air cargo industry, as it gives each party involved a sterling opportunity to observe vehicle transportation procedures first-hand.  We are honored to be part of this project and be entrusted with Maserati cars delivery. Our abcXL product was developed in close cooperation with our customers so that we could combine tried and true principles with innovative ideas for efficient and reliable deliveries,” – highlighted Sergey Lazarev, General Director, AirBridgeCargo Airlines.

“The Agility team brought meticulous planning and handling to this challenge, knowing that anything less wouldn’t be good enough. ABC has been a trustworthy and reliable partner during each phase of the project with high level of service quality and collaboration,” said Essa Al-Saleh, President and CEO, Agility Global Integrated Logistics.

 

For the first nine months of 2017 ABC has transported over 45 thousand tons of vehicles and automotive spare parts throughout its network. This 24% increase YOY is illustrative of ABC’s record as an experienced carrier for transportation of unique commodities. 

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