we turned 15

The first flight

It took place on April, 23 2004. Captain Vladimir Grebennikov and his crew operated Boeing 747-200, flight VDA222 from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport to Beijing, China – creating another milestone in the history of Volga-Dnepr Group.

 

 

From the very start of its operations, ABC was aimed at leveraging trade flows between Asia and Europe through its HQ in Russia, being flexible, proactive and fast in catering to the needs of the market and its customers. ABC, which began with a team of just 10 people in 2003 gradually was becoming more mature with expansion of its fleet, network development, and service quality.

 

15 years ago

ABC was only the group of enthusiastic logistics practitioners who were willing to challenge the air cargo world in Russia, breaking the barriers and building the new business from the scratch. Starting with 2 Boeing 747 ABC team managed to operate scheduled flights between five online destinations making its path to success in the world.

 

 

August 27th, 2004

Nose loading of outsize cargo en route Luxemburg-Moscow

 

10 years ago

ABC stepped into the second decade of its operations being armed with the new fleet of Boeing 747-400ERF. Operational capabilities of this new airplanes have bolstered expansion of ABC network, as well as its determination to offer logistics solution for transportation of special cargoes. With high quality service being on the radar, ABC kept on improving its ‘delivered as promised’ index, aligned its internal procedures, and strengthened its international team.

 

 

April 22nd, 2006

Boeing 747-300SF at Frankfurt airport (Germany)

5 years ago

ABC has become a sound name in air cargo industry associated with quality and commitment to meet its customers’ needs and has proudly been known for it since then. For the last five years we have developed our specialty services and products guaranteeing dedicated logistics solutions for temperature-sensitive cargo, dangerous goods, oversized and heavy, live animals, and others. This embraced the whole spectrum of steps and changes to be taken at all the levels - Sales, Operations, Procurement.

 

 

April 15th, 2015

Boeing 747-8F at Amsterdam airport

Today

Today ABC is the sound name associated with quality and customer-centric approach, coupled with industry acknowledgement. We cover more than 35 major cargo gateways to accommodate trade flows between Asia, Europe, and the USA, offering our customers the most effective transportation linkages for various types of cargoes, including those which require dedicated handling conditions. Being armed with one of the most modern fleet of freighters, experienced and certified personnel across ABC entire network, long-term and trustworthy relations with customers and partners we feel confident that together we are able to shape up the present and the future of the world’ air cargo sector.

Future

ABC in future is the company aimed at development of our services, including special ones, to meet the demand of our customers. This will embrace all our business areas – fleet enlargement with deployment of new airplanes, network expansion to support our customers’ presence in various regions, introduction of digital solution to enhance our customers’ digital experience and to improve transparency, visibility, and accuracy of shipment data. On top of this, quality is our main priority and we are doing our best to be perceived by our customers as a carrier with high-quality services.

Our wall of history
 

 

Beijing

Novosibirsk

Shanghai

Frankfurt

Krasnoyarsk

 

747-200 2

Member of

Cool Chain Association

 

Amsterdam

 

747-200

747-300

 

3    

Hong Kong

 

747-200 

747-300

 

4 IATA Air Operator certificate  

Tokyo

747-300

747-400ERF

6

 

Member of TAPA

Member of Cargo iQ

(formely Cargo2000)

 

 
 

 

747-200

747-300

747-400ERF

 

4    

Zaragoza

Milan

747-200

747-300

747-400ERF

7  

 

‘Cargo Carrier of the Year on

International and

Domestic Routes’

Wings of Russia Awards

 

Yekaterinburg

Seoul

Paris

Zhengzhou

747-200

747-300

747-400ERF/400F

11  

 

‘Cargo Carrier of the Year on

International and

Domestic Routes’

Wings of Russia Awards

‘Best Cargo Performer’

Fraport Cargo Services

 

Chicago

747-200

747-300

747-400ERF /400F

11  

 

‘Cargo Carrier of the Year on

International and

Domestic Routes’

Wings of Russia Awards

 

Chengdu

Khabarovsk

747-400ERF/400F

747-8F

11 IOSA audit

 

‘Cargo Carrier of the Year on

International and

Domestic Routes’

Wings of Russia Awards

‘Best Cargo Airline’

Schiphol Aviation Awards

‘National Leader in

Air Transport Industry’

Golden Chariot Awards

 

 

 

747-400ERF/400F

747-8F

 

12    

Dallas

Leipzig

Malmo

Munich

Basel

747-400ERF/400F

747-8F

13  

 

‘Best All Cargo Carrier’ Asian Freight

and Supply Chain Awards

‘Largest International Air Carrier

at Frankfurt Airport 2014’

Fraport Cargo Services

 

Helsinki

Los Angeles

Hanoi

Singapore

Atlanta

747-400ERF/400F

747-8F

15  

 

‘All-Cargo Airline Of The Year 2015’

Cargo Airline of the Year Awards

‘Best Overall Carrier of the Year

2015’ Payload Asia Awards

 

Abu Dhabi

Houston

Phnom Penh

Seattle

London

Oslo

747-400ERF/400F

747-8F

16

IATA CEIV

certification

CargoiQ

certificate

 

‘Quality Overall Performance 2016’

Anama Quality Awards

‘Best All Cargo Airline’ AFLAS 2016,

the Asian Freight, Logistic

and Supply Chain Awards

‘Media Award of the Year – 2016’

Payload Award Asia

 

Taipei

Liege

747-400ERF/400F

747-8F

18

 

Member of Pharma Gateway Amsterdam

(PGA)

QEP Envirotainer certification

Pharma.Aero membership

 

'Best All Cargo Airline'

AFLAS 2017, the Asian Freight,

Logistics and Supply Chain Awards

Columbus

Budapest

Ho Chi Minh City Shenzhen

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Pharma.Aero

 

'Best All Cargo Airline'

AFLAS 2018, the Asian Freight,

Logistics and Supply Chain Awards

 

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