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Scheduled cargo operations

Volga-Dnepr Group is represented at the market of scheduled cargo operations by two airlines — AirBridgeCargo Airlines and Atran airlines, which appeared under the Group’s umbrella in 2004 and 2011 respectively.

As of today, Volga-Dnepr provides airfreight delivery services on scheduled flights on board Boeing 747F and Boeing 737F between Russia, Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America. Strict on-time performance facilitates seamless transportation, guaranteeing transport linkages between continents, countries, and cities.

AirBridgeCargo’s fleet consists of 18 Boeing freighters (four Boeing 747-400ERF, three Boeing 747-400F, and eleven state-of-the art long-haul freighters Boeing 747-8F), whereas Atran has three Boeing 737 freighters in operations.

Combined network of both carriers covers more than 40 destinations worldwide, with all the flights being operated into international cargo hubs, which feature modern equipment, allowing for efficient, seamless, and safe handling of any type of cargo.

Over the last few years, both airlines have strengthened their positions at the market, providing transportation for those types of cargo, requiring special handling procedures. AirBridgeCargo has pumped up its volumes of pharmaceutical products, oversize and heavy equipment and machinery, dangerous goods, live animals, perishables and valuable goods, while Atran airlines specializes at express delivery, which is of great demand among e-commerce sector.

ABC is IATA membe, IOSA certified and obtains a number of certifications for operations of special cargoes delivery, among them being IATA CEIV, QEP certification. It is also a member of industry-related associations, such as CargoiQ, Cool Chain association and others.

Advantages of scheduled cargo operations with Volga-Dnepr Group:

— Modern and reliable fleet of Boeing freighters;

— Expertize for transportation of any special cargoes in compliance with industry-related requirements and regulations;

— Highly skilled team of experts across the network;

— International network with more than 40 destinations worldwide and access to routes of interline partners;

— Customized logistics solutions based on customers’ requirements;

— Online track&trace option;

— Door-to-door delivery.

On the path of their development, both companies have come a long and complicated way from minor airlines, based in 1942 during USSR times, until presently, being international carriers under Volga-Dnepr Group and complementing Cargo Supermarket services.