Saturday 22nd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

AirBridgeCargo extends freighter network in Russia

AirBridgeCargo Airlines has launched a new weekly flight from Amsterdam to Yekaterinburg and a direct service from Frankfurt to Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport.

Yekaterinburg is 1,000 miles east of Moscow and has become a logistics centre on the Trans-Siberian route.

It is at the centre of routes from Central Russia to Siberia, adjacent to the Siberian to and the Trans-Siberia railway. It is also possible to deliver cargo to Hong Kong and other Asian destinations.

ABC is initially serving the Russian city with a weekly B747F scheduled charter flight from Schiphol Airport.

The launch of the Domodedovo freighter service from Germany on May, 30th will mark the start of a weekly B747F flight every Sunday. The new route reflects an increase in volumes and customer requirements.

ABC operates 28 flights a week from Europe (Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Maastricht, Zaragoza and Milan) to Russia, including three weekly frequencies to Domodedovo.