AirBridgeCargo adds 747 freighter to fleet

AIRBRIDGECARGO Airlines (ABC) has added another Boeing 747-400ER freighter to its fleet.The new aircraft takes the total number of extended range Boeing 747-400s in the ABC fleet to four. ABC also operates one Boeing 747-300 and two B747-200 freighters.In the first 10 months of 2009, ABC – the scheduled cargo subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr Group and Russia’s largest international cargo carrier – transported 124,835 tonnes of cargo, a 14 per cent increase over the same period of 2008.Tatyana Arslanova, ABC’s executive senior vice-president of strategy, marketing and sales, said the addition of the freighter showed ABC was committed to modernising its fleet.

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