AirBridgeCargo Airlines transports its 500th aircraft engine in 2018 as demand for abcXL product expertise grows

08/21/2018

August 2018 – AirBridgeCargo Airlines, one of the leading international carriers in air cargo sector, has transported its 500th aircraft engine in 2018 as a commitment to support its long-term customers with the provision of a timely, seamless, and safe transportation of this delicate commodity.

‘The 500th jet engine is another milestone for ABC which serves as a quantum leap in the development of abcXL product. We have strengthened our position in the aerospace segment of the air cargo market, realigning our procedures, working with trust-worthy and reliable handling and trucking partners, training our personnel to guarantee smooth and intact delivery of aircraft engines. We have also introduced the latest 3D modeling software tools to enhance load planning and minimize the time for ground handling procedures. This 500th transportation in only 8 months of the current year proves once again that our customers recognize the value provided by AirBridgeCargo Airlines, trust our global abcXL professional team, and appreciate our dedication to given commitments,’ – highlighted Vasily Zhukov, Global Director, Heavy & Outsized Cargo at AirBridgeCargo Airlines.

For the first eight months of 2018 ABC has organized delivery of 500 jet engines, which is around 50% ahead of the same period last year – a significant upsurge which is attributed to the strengthening of abcXL product, underpinned by smooth operations from Control Tower. Transportation of special cargoes, including aircraft engines, within ABC, is monitored and coordinated by Control Tower, with its skilled and experienced personnel working 24/7 and ready to guarantee seamless delivery. The monitoring includes all important shipment records - the technical condition of aircraft, temperature settings, and changes, shock sensing data, weather forecast, to name a few.

Aircraft engine transportation is a technologically challenging process which requires a high level of expertise and years of experience. Having more than 28 years of the proven track record for successful engines’ transportations through its mother company, Volga-Dnepr Airlines, AirBridgeCargo is bringing best practices to air cargo sector and customers from the aerospace industry. With its dedicated abcXL product, ABC team of logistics practitioners is experienced and skilled to organize jet engines’ delivery with minimal loading time and maximum attention to each and every detail. In addition, ABC specialists strive to learn in depth about its customers' products and businesses. That knowledge gives an advantage on the market, with ABC staff being on the same page with OEM and MRO providers and professional forwarders.

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