ABC and Volga-Dnepr Score Big Time with Two Awards
ABC received the ‘Best Overall Carrier of the Year’ in the Customer Choice Awards, which saw around 18,000 online votes. Volga-Dnepr Airlines was presented with the ‘Charter Operator of the Year’ award in the Industry Choice Awards, in which a panel made of judges selects and ranks the best choice.
Both airlines received their awards at a special gala awards ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport in Singapore. More than 250 senior leaders of the air cargo industry attended the event. The Payload Asia Awards serves as recognition of excellence for the air cargo supply chain companies.
Mr. Denis Illin, Executive President of AirBridgeCargo,said, “We would like to thank our partners worldwide for selecting us as the Best Overall Carrier of the Year. This award sets a high standard level which ABC has successfully met every day. It is an incredible honor and responsibility for us to preserve our customers’ confidence in ABC as a steadfast high quality partner.”
Mr. Dennis Glitznoutsa, Vice President, Sales at Volga-Dnepr Airlines, said, “This award is a wonderful recognition for our charter experts worldwide as is particularly important to us, as it falls in the same year as our 25th anniversary. Over time we have gained an exceptional degree if knowledge and professionalism regarding the transportation of outsize and heavyweight air cargo. We use this skill to cater to our clients by crafting solutions they need. The award for both Volga-Dnepr Group’s charter and scheduled cargo services is an acknowledgement from our clients and the air cargo industry. We take pride that our customers have acknowledged our professionalism.
In 2014, ABC received the ‘Best All-Cargo Carrier’ award in the 2014 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards. The airline was also awarded with various global accolades, in recognition of its excellence. Earlier this year, ABC was chosen as ‘All-Cargo Airline of the Year’ at the 32nd annual Cargo Airline of the Year Awards. It has also received the ‘Cargo Carrier of the Year on International and Domestic Routes’ accolade for four successive years. Also, in 2014 ABC was awarded with the ‘Best Cargo Airline’ trophy at the Golden Chariot awards.
2015 has also been a fantastic year of the air cargo industry and customer recognition for Volga-Dnepr Airlines. Volga-Dnepr Airlines received the Air Cargo Industry Achievement Award in the World Cargo Awards held in Munich. The airlines was also presented with an award recognizing its ‘Contribution to the development of Russian air transport’ in the yearly annual wings of Russia awards held to acknowledge excellence in commercial air transport. Also, Volga-Dnepr has just been voted the Best Cargo Charter Airline in the annual BACA awards.