January 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) exceeded 1,000 Boeing 747 freighter flights at Amsterdam Schiphol and Frankfurt airports for the first time in 2016.

Robert van de Weg, senior vice president in sales and marketing, said: "We have operated more Boeing 747 freighter services from AMS and FRA in 2016 because of the level of demand."

According to ABC, it is now the largest all-cargo operator in Amsterdam and the second largest airline overall for tonnage after the national carrier.