11.06.2015 | AIRBRIDGECARGO STAYS STRONG WITH TONNAGE UP 16% IN THE FIRST 5 MONTHS OF 2015

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the fastest growing international scheduled cargo airlines, stays strong with tonnage up 16% in the first 5 months of 2015. In January-May period the airline transported 180,605 tonnes across its global route network linking Europe, Asia and USA via Russia.

Driven by the customers' support ABC continued to further expanding its market coverage. In Asia AirBridgeCargo increased its footprint by launching two weekly flights from Hanoi with further onward connections to Europe and United States via Hong Kong. In the North American market which the airline has been successfully developing since 2011, it launched flights from Los Angeles, thus connecting the U.S. west coast with its global network.

 

Together with launching new online stations, ABC has strengthened its positions in existing markets by adding more frequencies from Asia, Europe and USA, reaching totals of 48, 55 and 17 weekly departures respectively. 

 

By introducing new destinations and additional flights, ABC has increased number of available delivery solutions for its international customers via the airline's hub in Moscow. At present, AirBridgeCargo provides over 600 weekly connections via SVO with delivery time below 48 hours including ground handling. The airline operates scheduled flights to 26 destinations in 14 countries using its fleet of 14 Boeing 747 family aircraft.

 

Denis Ilin, ABC Executive President, said: "Every decision we take in ABC is aimed to satisfy our customers' needs. We have managed to earn their growing support which allowed us to continue outperforming the market with FTK up 23.5% in the 5 months of 2015. ABC international cargo team will put its best efforts to meet and wherever possible to exceed our clients' expectations, which at the end should lead to our joint success'.

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