AirBridgeCargo moves over 200 museum showpieces from Moscow to Hong Kong
AirBridgeCargo transports museum showpieces for the joint exhibition of the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and the Moscow Kremlin Museums.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the leaders in air transportation of special cargo, has delivered over 200 museum exhibits onboard its regular Boeing 747-8F flights from Moscow (Russia) to Hong Kong (China).
The delivery, organized and accomplished in cooperation with ART-Courier, contained museum valuables from the Moscow Kremlin Museums’ collection which will be part of the upcoming exhibition ‘Tsar of All Russia. Holiness and Splendour of Power’ taking place in Hong Kong from May 29 up till August 21 this year. The exhibition guests will be able to delve into the times of Ivan the Terrible and his successors surrounded by museum exhibits dating back to the 16th and 18th centuries which rarely leave the Russian museum collections.
Nikolay Glushnev, general director of AirBridgeCargo Airlines, highlights, “We are proud to be part of the international exhibition projects, especially now when we are slowly coming back to normal life and see the revival of cultural projects which had previously been suspended.
Our gained experience and expertise, competence in the transportation of art pieces, aligned relations with reliable partners, such as ART-Courier is, enable us to deliver valuable cargo worldwide – from artwork to jewellery and beyond.”
Successful delivery of artworks relies on proper packaging solutions. For such a long flight as Moscow-Hong Kong is the choice has been made in favour of wooden climate-controlled crates which meet the museums’ requirements for safe transportation and are produced from non-toxical and acid-free materials without possible negative effects on the art pieces. Additionally, the crates were equipped with shock sensors to guarantee cargo integrity and intactness during the flight.
For more than 15 years AirBridgeCargo has been offering its customers services for transportation of various types of cargo including such delicate ones as artworks. The company has previously delivered paintings for famous museums, international exhibitions and private collections.