AirBridgeCargo starts third weekly service to Munich

AirBridgeCargo Airlines Boeing 747F
AirBridgeCargo Airlines Boeing 747F

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is increasing services to Germany with a third weekly flight to Munich Airport, operating a Boeing 747 Freighter with over 100 tonnes of cargo capacity for exports.

Customers in Munich will receive connections to 12 destinations in six Asian countries within a 48-hour cargo delivery time including cargo handling via ABC’s hub in Moscow.

The airline also plans to bolster import volumes to Europe via Munich, focusing on the provision of smooth trucking operations across Europe in close cooperation with its trucking partners, enabling ABC to guarantee a faster and better inland service.

AirBridgeCargo Airlines vice president of Europe, Andrey Andreev says the additional flight aims to capture increasing export traffic from Southern Germany, and the automotive sector in particular will see benefits from a wider choice of flights.

He says: “So far in 2017, we have witnessed stable demand with more than 1,000 tonnes of automotive and different industrial consignments from and to Munich.”

AirBridgeCargo Airlines general director, Sergey Lazarev says: “ABC continues to structure relations with cargo-friendly airports with the highest technical capabilities, which offer fast, flexible and cost-effective services on a 24/7 basis to the best interests of our customers. There is no doubt that Munich is ideally positioned to play this role.”

Munich Airport president and chief executive officer, Dr Michael Kerkloh says: “We are delighted to have AirBridgeCargo among our airport carriers and see their successful development and growth coupled with the increase of cargo turnover in our airport.”

“For the first eight months of 2017, Munich airport has seen an eight per cent increase YOY which is an optimistic sign for our customers in Bavaria and a driver for further development.”

AirBridgeCargo flies to 11 destinations in Europe, they are: Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Paris, Munich, London, Zaragoza, Basel, Milan, Leipzig and Oslo.