AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) tonnage saw a surge of 17 per cent year-on-year for the first eight months of the year.
In the period to the end of August, ABC transported 300,000 tonnes of cargo. The carrier says its expansion strategy of entering new markets enabled it to achieve a stable load factor of 67 per cent and an increase in freight tonne kilometres (FTK) of 22 per cent. Traffic in August alone rose by 14 per cent over August 2014 to more than 39,000 tonnes, with FTK’s climbing 15 per cent.
ABC executive president, Denis Ilin, says: “We are exerting our best efforts to maintain the level of growth we achieved in 2014 and to improve this by providing our customers with reliable and efficient transportation services.”
“We been developing our route network and fleet but also investing heavily in service technology and attracting the best industry experts to support ABC’s clients worldwide,” Ilin adds.