AirBridgeCargo completes the first charter flight with elite breeding pigs

posted on 13th October 2020 by Eddie Saunders
AirBridgeCargo completes the first charter flight with elite breeding pigs

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, part of Volga-Dnepr Group and one of the leaders in special cargo transportation, has delivered over 700 breading pigs from Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow to Vladivostok on its Boeing 747-8F charter flight.

719 elite breeding Duroc pigs, weighing over 80 tonnes, were safely loaded in double-deck wooden containers, trucked from Voronezh region (Russia) to Sheremetyevo International Airport to be further transported to Vladivostok under strict temperature environment. This is the first flight in a series on 17 flights under the charter programme which will last up till spring 2021 to facilitate the development of Far East agriculture sector.  The flights will be operated with pigs coming from Voronezh and Tambov regions, as well as from the Republic of Bashkortostan.