November 18 - Boeing has delivered two 747-8 freighters to AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group.
The aircraft are the first to be delivered as part a memorandum of understanding signed between Boeing and Volga-Dnepr Group at the Paris Air Show in June this year.
The deal calls for more 747-8 freighters to develop ABC's growing network. With these deliveries, the ABC fleet will consist of eight 747-8 freighter, five 747-400 extended range freighter and two 747-400 freighter aircraft.
The planes will be deployed on the expanding network under winter schedule 2015/2016, between Asia and the USA.
The MoU will also see Volga-Dnepr provide long-term logistics support to Boeing using its AN-124-100 aircraft.