AirBridgeCargo Airlines and ATRAN Airlines, air cargo carriers within Volga-Dnepr
Group, have organized dedicated charters to transport much-needed medical
equipment from Moscow (SVO) to Krasnoyarsk (KJA) on behalf of Moscow
Within two days three freighters delivered masks, beds, mattresses, and artificial
respiration units onboard Boeing 747-8F and Boeing 737-800BCF to Krasnoyarsk.
The cargo was further trucked to Kyzyl (Republic of Tyva, Russia) to equip the
National Hospital No.1 of the city.
“During these turbulent times, we are honored to contribute, both globally and
nationally, into a common fight against COVID-19, supporting professionals with
essential equipment. Since the outbreak, we have been working on enhancement
and adjustment of our services, adapting them to strict safety measures
throughout the whole supply chain, and sharpening the expertise of our
specialists. Together with other carriers within Volga-Dnepr Group, we have more
than three decades of experience of working under severe epidemiologic
conditions in various regions of the world”, highlighted Nikolay Glushnev,
General Director of AirBridgeCargo Airlines.
Both carriers have refocused their operations to transport as much medical
equipment to various regions of the world as possible. For the first 6 months of
2020 AirBridgeCargo and ATRAN Airlines have flown over 20,000 tons of
dedicated healthcare cargo to combat COVID-19 and eliminate its spread.