Aug 01, 2016: Denis V. Ilin, executive president of Russian cargo airline AirBridgeCargo Airlines LLC, resigns after three years of work in accordance with mutual agreements.
This comes as a shock to the industry after Dirk Reich, President and Chief Execuitve of Europe’s largest scheduled all-cargo-carrier Cargolux and Olivier Bijaoui, CEO of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) decided to step down for personal reasons.
Denis V. Ilin started his management career in AirBridgeCargo Airlines LLC as Director of Operations. From 2006 to 2008 he worked as General Director of the airline and later rejoined AirBridgeCargo team in 2013 to hold the position of Executive President.
Denis Ilin made a significant contribution to the boosting of the airline’s operational results and overall FTK figures as well as to opening the new ABC stations in North America and Southeast Asia, thus bringing the company to its solid position in the key markets.
Denis Ilin directly participated in establishing the long-term business relationships with key customers and strategic partners such as Boeing and General Electric, which resulted in the signing of the major agreement for the delivery of 20 state-of-the-art ?747-8F cargo aircraft.