Boeing Delivers First 747-8 Freighter to AirBridgeCargo Airlines
OREANDA-NEWS. February 2, 2012. Boeing [NYSE:BA] and AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, celebrated today the delivery of the first of five new Boeing 747-8 Freighters to the airline.
“The introduction of the Boeing 747-
"ABC is a valued customer of Boeing that has built a very successful cargo business with the help of 11 747 Freighters and we’re confident ABC will maintain its impressive rate of growth, supported by the new fleet of Boeing 747-8 Freighters," said Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales for Russia, Central Asia and Middle East, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The new 747-8 Freighter is
The addition of the 747-8 to ABC’s fleet is an important step in its long-term business strategy. In addition to the five 747-8 Freighters it has on order, AirBridge Cargo has options for an additional five more airplanes.