ABC marks 10th anni with record volumes

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) marked its 10th anniversary year in 2014 by carrying a record tonnage of 401,000 tonnes, a 17.6 per cent increase yearon- year, with an average load factor of 72.6 per cent, well above the industry average.


ABC marks 10th anni with record volumes


AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) marked its 10th anniversary year in 2014 by carrying a record tonnage of 401,000 tonnes, a 17.6 per cent increase yearon- year, with an average load factor of 72.6 per cent, well above the industry average.

To meet increased demand for its capacity and services from international customers, ABC supported its growth with further investment to upgrade its freighter fleet. In 2014 another new generation B747-8 freighter joined ABC’s fleet, which now has 13 B747 freighters, including six of the new generation -8Fs.

To provide clients with an enhanced service offering and more point-to-point deliveries within its network, the airline expanded its footprint on all of its existing markets. During the course of 2014, ABC launched new routes to Dallas/Fort Worth, Leipzig, Munich, Basel and Malmo and added more services to its already well-established stations such as Chicago, Milan, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul. This expansion allowed the airline to offer customers in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific an even wider choice of routes and frequencies, the carrier said.

Denis Ilin, executive president of AirBridgeCargo Airlines, said: “2014 was a milestone for AirBridgeCargo and we used our tenth anniversary as the perfect opportunity to thank our customers all over the world for their support.