AirBridgeCargo expands in Asia with more frequencies on major routes
March 26, 2019: AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC Airlines) has expanded its footprint in Asia by adding more frequencies to its online destinations.
The Russian carrier takes this move following an average 5 percent annual growth in the region in the last five years as customers seek additional capacity and delivery solutions.
The all-cargo airline informs through a statement: %u201CAs of the end of March, the company%u2019s schedule now includes six Shenzhen flights a week, eight Narita services and two Ho Chi Minh City flights.%u201D
All of these destinations are already well-established in ABC%u2019s international network, with Shenzhen the latest addition to ABC%u2019s APAC stations. It was launched at the end of last year and has been supported by stable customer demand, prompting the increase to six frequencies per week to accommodate various types of cargoes, including those requiring special handling procedures. It forms the largest manufacturing base in the world, together with Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou and other cities of the Pearl River Delta.
%u201CWith the airport%u2019s plan for further cargo infrastructure expansion and construction of a third runway, we feel supported and confident that our flights will be operated smoothly and seamlessly, ensuring we can guarantee the level of quality our customers expect from us,%u201D stated Alexey Zotov, commercial director, AirBridgeCargo Airlines.
%u201CThis will bolster our abc e-com product out of Shenzhen, abc XL and abc pharma from Narita, and abc general with abc valuable services from Ho Chi Minh City. Based on the backdrop of healthy and stable growth of Asian countries, ABC will be able to boost export volumes, at the same time accumulating burgeoning import volumes,%u201D stated Sergey Lazarev, general director of AirBridgeCargo Airlines.
AirBridgeCargo has been operating in Asia since 2004, offering air freight solutions for the transportation of various types of cargo. Its network currently covers 14 cargo gateways, both mature and emerging, with the company being able to offer connectivity options and transport linkages through its hub in Moscow for deliveries to Europe and the USA.