Post Tagged with: "AirBridge"

Is Moscow the new Gulf?

Is Moscow the new Gulf?

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, Traffic December 1, 2016 at 10:24 am

As we have often pointed out in recent posts, growth in demand for air freight has stalled in the Gulf Region, with both Emirates and Etihad reporting low-single-digit year-over-year gains for much of this year. But 4,000 km to the north, Moscow-based carriers AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), and Aeroflot are rackingRead More

Demand growth continues in August

Demand growth continues in August

Capacity & Demand, News, Traffic October 5, 2016 at 10:39 am

The International Air Transport Association released its air freight market analysis for August 2016, showing a 3.9% year-over-year increase in worldwide cargo traffic (in freight tonne kilometers flown). International cargo traffic, which accounts for 87% of total traffic, was up 3.5%. The IATA August result is in line with ourRead More

More changes at AirBridge and Cargolux

More changes at AirBridge and Cargolux

Carriers, News, Strategy August 1, 2016 at 9:50 am

The world’s two biggest all-cargo carriers both announced personnel changes at or near the top – the second time in recent weeks for both. Denis Ilin, the much-respected Executive President of AirBridgeCargo Airlines, resigned. In the last three years he led ABC to the best performance in the air freightRead More

An AirBridgeCargo 747-8F. Photo: Maarten Visser/Wikimedia

Volga-Dnepr confirms acquisition of 20 747-8Fs

Aircraft, Carriers, News, Strategy July 12, 2016 at 10:56 am

At the Farnborough Air Show today, Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group confirmed the acquisition of twenty 747-8 freighters from Boeing. The deal, which began as a Memorandum of Understanding signed at the Paris Air Show last year, also includes an agreement under which AirBridgeCargo and Volga-Dnepr Airlines (the scheduled service and charterRead More

Volga-Dnepr to firm up 747-8F orders?

Volga-Dnepr to firm up 747-8F orders?

Aircraft, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Strategy, Traffic June 21, 2016 at 10:58 am

November may be the peak season for air freight, but July is the peak season for freighter aircraft orders. The big European air show that takes place every year in July (alternating between Paris and Farnborough) has long been used as a venue for showcasing major aircraft orders. Last year,Read More

AirBridge steals the show in May

AirBridge steals the show in May

Airports, Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic June 20, 2016 at 10:34 am

While many of the world’s major cargo carriers and airports reported lackluster results in May, a quick glance at the chart at right shows that one carrier – Russia’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines – continued its standout performance of recent years, with strong double-digit gains. But, given the gloomy results reported byRead More

Stunning growth at ABC

Stunning growth at ABC

Capacity & Demand, Carriers, News, Traffic December 21, 2015 at 10:46 am

AirBridgeCargo continues to report cargo gains other carriers can only dream about. Although worldwide growth in airfreight demand has stalled in 2015, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC, the scheduled service subsidiary of Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group) is posting astonishing numbers. The carrier said cargo volume was up 27% y-o-y in November to 50,000Read More

A new partner for lonely ABC?

A new partner for lonely ABC?

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy, Traffic October 13, 2015 at 9:15 am

Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group has been largely silent on plans for its newest offspring, UK-based startup carrier Cargologicair. The Russian parent company has no explicit documented ties to the new carrier, which sources say will start ACMI services by the end of the year. However, Cypriot businessman and president of Volga-DneprRead More