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ABC tonnage rises 17 percent to August

PRESS RELEASE

September 16, 2015: AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group and Russia's largest all-cargo carrier, reported a 17 percent year-on-year rise in tonnage for the first eight months of 2015.

The airline transported 300,000 tonnes of cargo across its global network linking the largest trade markets of Asia, Europe, the USA and Russia with an increase in freight ton-kilometers of 22 percent  and an overall load factor of 67 percent.

Traffic in August rose by 14 percent over the same month a year ago to over 39,000 tonnes, with FTK's climbing 15 percent.

Denis Ilin, executive president of AirBridgeCargo Airlines said: "This exceptional performance is the result of the combined work of ABC's global team. During the first eight months of 2015 not only have 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."

The airline continues to recruit highly-skilled and experienced cargo professionals and to develop its sales network infrastructure with local ABC sales representatives at all of its online stations to support customers.

In 2015 to date, ABC has appointed regional sales managers and executives in Italy, Finland, Germany, Hanoi, the USA and Singapore. It has also strengthened its customer service and revenue capacity control teams both regionally and globally, centralised key account management and increased the number of personnel at its Moscow Sheremetyevo hub to provide smooth transit and transfer operations.

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