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AirBridgeCargo’s Boeing nose-loading 747-8F delivers 16m cargo

AirBridgeCargo’s Boeing nose-loading 747-8F delivers 16m cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, part of Volga-Dnepr Group with 30+ years of experience in oversized and super-heavy air cargo transportation, has masterminded delivery of 16m  busher equipment together with TVS SCS / Pan Asia Logistics Germany onboard a Boeing 747-8F from Frankfurt to Zhengzhou.

The super-long cargo, weighing almost 16 tonnes, is meant to bolster a power transmission project in China. With years of practical experience and handling expertise in transporting super heavy and off sized cargoes, abc XL team has made all the necessary calculations and prepared build-up instructions to facilitate smooth loading procedures on the day of departure. Boeing 747-8F unique loading feature allowed for single-piece transportation without equipment’s dismantling which speeded up the loading procedures, eliminated the risks and stimulated easy-to-handle installation process on-site.

Nikolay Glushnev, general director of AirBridgeCargo Airlines, highlights: “Every time we are entrusted to ship out-of-gauge cargo we feel privileged for gaining unique competences from our Volga-Dnepr’s colleagues as well as building a dedicated abc XL team capable to handle any logistics challenge.

“With 30+ years of best practice, robust procedures in place, adherence to high-quality standards and qualified personnel we are able to process XL shipment requests and come up with viable logistics solutions, as well as advise on any handling issues.

“We keep on expanding our network of XL online stations to enable flawless cargo journey and ensure the availability of essential equipment, sophisticated airport and ground handling facilities and certified staff. On top of that, our nose-door loading capability guarantees speed and safety of the whole process and has been so far applied for more than 10% of all XL shipments during the first eight months of 2020.”

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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.


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