( – FocusAsia Media Ltd)

MOSCOW, Feb 18 (FAM) – Volga-Dnepr Group has stressed that its cargo airline subsidiaries are continuing to operate charter flights into China despite the current disruption to the air freight market, with additional hygiene measures in place and its previously scheduled services operating on a charter basis.

It said commodities flown into China include essential items in response to the Coronavirus outbreak such as masks, sanitiser gels, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, adding: “In addition to this, the fleet is depended upon to keep global supply chains moving by supporting some of the largest Chinese companies.