Cainiao, Russian Post launch China-Russia freighter services

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Alibaba Group’s logistics operator, Cainiao and Russia’s Pochta postal service have launched their first direct China-Russia freighter services to deliver AliExpress goods purchased online by Russians, a Reuters report said, quoting an AliExpress Russia announcement.
The move, which AliExpress Russia hopes will help it cut the time it takes to deliver orders from China to Russia to 10 days, comes with Russia’s rapidly growing e-commerce market producing an annual turnover of more than US$14 billion.

AliExpress Russia JV is majority owned by Russian shareholders with a board of directors comprised of representation from RDIF, Alibaba, Megafon and Mail.ru.
In October, Russian internet company Mail.Ru said it had agreed a joint venture with Alipay, the mobile payments arm of Alibaba Group, along with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and two other Russian partners.
Cainiao and Pochta are jointly leasing seven freighters from Aviastar-Tu to fly to the cities of Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Krasnoyarsk on a daily basis.
Aviastar-Tu, which also operates regular freighter services for DHL, has a fleet of three B757-200 freighters and four Tupolev Tu-204-100s and operates principally out of Moscow’s Ramenskoye Airport.

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