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More An-124s for Volga-Dnepr

More An-124s for Volga-Dnepr

Aircraft, Carriers, Photos+Videos, Strategy October 16, 2015 at 10:57 am

We will continue with the conclusion of our multi-part analysis of the narrowbody freighter market next week, but for our end-of-the-week post we’ll go to the other end of the size spectrum with the latest news about, and a few photos of, the An-124 Last week we reported rumors that Russia-based Volga-DneprRead More

A new partner for lonely ABC?

A new partner for lonely ABC?

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy, Traffic October 13, 2015 at 9:15 am

Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group has been largely silent on plans for its newest offspring, UK-based startup carrier Cargologicair. The Russian parent company has no explicit documented ties to the new carrier, which sources say will start ACMI services by the end of the year. However, Cypriot businessman and president of Volga-DneprRead More

The uncertain future of the An-124.

The uncertain future of the An-124.

Carriers, Premium Newswire, Strategy October 7, 2015 at 10:39 am

There has been much speculation recently on the whereabouts of – and even the operators of – Russia’s An-124s. Former operator Polet, which was forced to file for bankruptcy last year and has repeatedly been in the Russian courts since, fighting various creditors, is reported to have at last beenRead More

Paris – a good show for freighters

Paris – a good show for freighters

Aircraft, News, Premium Newswire June 18, 2015 at 10:26 am

In recent years, the world’s big air shows have not featured much interest in freighters, but things changed at this year’s Paris Air Show. The charts below summarize the 990 orders and commitments announced at the show for full-size commercial jets, regional jets, and turboprops. These include firm orders, letters ofRead More

20 more 747-8Fs for AirBridge

20 more 747-8Fs for AirBridge

Aircraft, Carriers, Premium Newswire June 17, 2015 at 9:59 am

The big news from the Paris Air Show today was a Memorandum of Understanding signed by Boeing and Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Group covering the addition of twenty 747-8 Freighters to the fleet of AirBridgeCargo Airlines over the next seven years, as well as the addition of Volga-Dnepr’s An-124 heavylift freighter “to theRead More

How did that huge thing get into the airplane?

How did that huge thing get into the airplane?

Aircraft, News January 23, 2015 at 9:45 am

Everybody knows that the An-124 is the go-to freighter for moving outsize and heavyweight cargo. But how do those massive pieces of machinery, those trucks, those helicopters, get into the freighter? For your weekend viewing pleasure we offer this video from Volga-Dnepr Airlines (which operates ten An-124s), showing a varietyRead More

More freighters for AirBridge

More freighters for AirBridge

Carriers, News, Premium Newswire, Strategy January 15, 2015 at 9:19 am

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) will take two more freighters into its fleet this year – and has said it is considering a further two. Speaking to Cargo Facts’ European editor Alex Lennane, ABC’s Executive President Denis Ilin said that one 747-400ERF, formerly oper­ated by KLM/Martinair Cargo (35233), was completing test flights in AmsterdamRead More

Some good news from Russia and Ukraine

Carriers, Strategy August 28, 2014 at 10:42 am

Since the start of the unrest in Eastern Ukraine, relations between Ukraine and Russia have deteriorated rapidly. However, Ruslan International, the joint venture between Ukraine-based Antonov Airlines and Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Airlines has so far kept above the fray. There may be little love between Russia and Ukraine, but in anRead More