Boeing delivers first of five B747Fs to ABC

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, celebrated the delivery of the first of five new B747-8 Freighters to the airline in late January. In addition to the five B747-8 Freighters it has on order, AirBridgeCargo has options for an additional five more.


Boeing delivers first of five B747Fs to ABC


AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, celebrated the delivery of the first of five new B747-8 Freighters to the airline in late January. In addition to the five B747-8 Freighters it has on order, AirBridgeCargo has options for an additional five more.

“The introduction of the B747-8F represents a huge commitment to our customers since we are investing in state of the art equipment to further expand our network,” said Tatyana Arslanova, executive president of AirBridgeCargo Airlines. “We have a firm belief that our established and new customers will greatly benefit from the additional features the airplane will provide such as enhanced payload. With the introduction of the Boeing 747-8F, we’ll have the youngest freighter fleet in the industry while maintaining the highest standards of environmental compliance.” “ABC is a valued customer of Boeing that has built a very successful cargo business with the help of 11 B747 Freighters and we’re confident ABC will maintain its impressive rate of growth, supported by the new fleet of B747-8 Freighters,” said Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales for Russia, Central Asia and Middle East, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.