November 11 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added more B747 flights to Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, via the airline's hub in Moscow, to its winter flight schedule.

In Europe, ABC has launched extra weekly frequencies to and from Munich, Milan and Amsterdam, while in Asia ABC has increased flights to and from Hong Kong and Shanghai, with an extra service per week on both routes.

ABC has also extended its capacity for customers in North America with two additional flights per week to Chicago, and one to Dallas/Fort Worth.

Denis Ilin, executive president of ABC, said: "We operate all-cargo services on the world's largest trans-regional cargo markets, and these increased Boeing 747 freighter frequencies will enhance trade flows between each region at a time when we are achieving strong growth in demand, and give out customers better access to point-to-point deliveries within our global route network."

In the first nine months of 2014, ABC saw an increase in tonnage carried on all of its routes in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, with flown tonnage to and from the USA, Asia and Europe growing by 28 percent, 14 percent and 13 percent respectively over this period.