AirBridgeCargo Airlines introduces freighter services to major European hub Liege Airport
Starting with its winter schedule, ABC will gradually increase its cargo capacity up to 12 flights per week, creating more opportunities for its customers in Asia, North America and Europe, using its modern Boeing 747 fleet that provides up to 130 tonnes of capacity.
Liege is an excellent example of a cargo-friendly airport in every aspect of its daily operations, which give carriers speed, flexibility, ground and airport infrastructure on a price-wise basis – things of paramount importance for final decision-making and for customers.
“We have a long history of cooperation with Liege airport via Atran Airlines (part of Volga-Dnepr Group) and now are targeting to bring our partnership to a new level. With significant improvement of our inland options and building of mutually-beneficial collaboration with our trucking partners, we are optimistic about ABC’s future in Liege and the benefits it will bring to our customers,” – pointed out Sergey Lazarev, general director of AirBridgeCargo Airlines.
“Advantageous geographical location, technical equipment and motorway accessibility make our airport an ideal cargo point. Our Liege air cargo community embraces supply chain stakeholders - carriers, handling providers, trucking companies, etc – and offers a pool of experience for all the parties involved. We foresee ABC growth and are ready to contribute to its smooth operations,” says Luc Partoune, CEO of Liege Airport.
AirBridgeCargo will pave the way towards close cooperation with cargo-friendly airports, introducing more points into its network in order to guarantee that its customers receive best-in-class service for their shipments. According to sources, this move from the carrier comes as a result of Amsterdam Schiphol cargo flights slot problem.
With the introduction of Liege, AirBridgeCargo will bring the total number of its European destinations to 13, guaranteeing comprehensive and sophisticated coverage of this multinational region.