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ABC delivers heavy metal as Iron Maiden arrive in Moscow

By: | at 08:00 PM | Channel(s): Air Cargo  

World famous rock band, Iron Maiden, performed their first live performance in Moscow in over 15 years on August 19th 2008 with the help of a heavy metal delivery by AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC).

Air Charter Services (ACS) chartered an AirBridgeCargo Boeing 747 freighter on behalf of their client, Rock-it Cargo, to carry the 60 tons of stage equipment from Amsterdam to Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. The flight was performed on August 17th.

The concert at Moscow’s Olympisky Stadium is the last event in Iron Maiden’s 2008 touring schedule. The band will reportedly invited over 200 of their own family and friends to watch the show.

This is just the latest charter flight performed by ABC for leading performers from the world of music. Previously, Volga-Dnepr Group has worked with some of the world’s best known musical artists, carrying stage equipment for Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, Ricky Martin, Jean-Michel Jarre and U2.