ABC gains China approval to carry bigger Li batteries

Volga-Dnepr Group’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines arm has obtained Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) approval for commercial transportation of lithium batteries over 35kg, which are commonly addressed as SP (Special provision) A99. ABC says it is the first airline to receive this type of approval in China and it follows two years of preliminary work, testing, and close collaboration with stakeholders.The first commercial shipment of 113kg was flown on 20 October ... [+]

First 777F for Russian carrier

Russian all-cargo airline Volga-Dnepr Group has added its first Boeing 777F to its fleet.  The freighter, which has been recently certified in Russia, will be part of fleet of its AirBridgeCargo’s (ABC) arm and will bedeployed on Trans-Siberian route.  It is the largest twin-engine freighter with up to 106 tonnes ... [+]

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