AirBridgeCargo (ABC), part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has deployed its first Boeing B777 freighter.
The freighter will be deployed on trans-Siberian services, with the first flight operating between Seoul and Domodedovo. It is the largest twin-engine freighter with up to 106 tonnes of payload which complements ABC’s already extensive fleet of Boeing 747Fs and gives more flexibility in terms of special and general cargo transportation.
Tatyana Arslanova, chief executive of the Volga-Dnepr Group, commented: “We would like to thank our personnel and specialists, partners and customers for this great milestone at the turn of 2021 when airfreight is in high demand, especially for healthcare, e-commerce and essential cargo transportation.”
Natalia Butrova, logistics leader Russia & CIS, for customer GE Healthcare, added: “Timely delivery of sophisticated medical equipment stays one of the top tasks during these difficult times. Time-wise, airfreight is the most preferred transportation mode, which, coupled with safety and security, is very important for us.”