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AirBridge reports a record quarter, may add more 747-8Fs

AirBridge reports a record quarter, may add more 747-8Fs

May 28, 2014 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo (ABC), the scheduled service subsidiary of the Volga-Dnepr Group, reported volume up 9% in the first quarter to a record 86,500 tonnes. Cargo traffic for the period was up 13%. The carrier did not provide any information about revenue or profitability, but did say the volume growth “reflectsRead More

Polet wobbles as court cases continue

May 28, 2014 at 11:43 am 0 comments

Polet Airlines, the Russian AN-124 operator, is feeling the pinch, writes Cargo Facts’ European editor, Alex Lennane. According to some locally placed sources, it may struggle to see out the year. The airline has faced a string of court appearances relating to its two AN-124s and various claims of debt. AlthoughRead More

Musical chairs for all-cargo execs

Musical chairs for all-cargo execs

March 21, 2014 at 9:37 am 0 comments

When Robert van de Weg and Peter van de Pas resigned from their senior positions at Cargolux over disagreement with the Board’s decision to sell a 35% stake in the carrier to China-based HNCA, the air freight world was immediately awash in speculation about their respective futures. These were twoRead More

Special delivery – Courtesy of the An-124

Special delivery – Courtesy of the An-124

February 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

In this unusual scene, captured over the weekend, a Volga-Dnepr Antonov An-124 is unloading a fuselage section for a 747-8F. Although the An-124 has been used in the past to transport components to Everett, it is a very rare sight these days and most parts of this type are shippedRead More

Antonov An-124 at BFI

Antonov An-124 at BFI

March 30, 2011 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

Boeing Field is a good place to spy interesting aircraft, mainly of the Boeing variety. Everything from Military 707 variants to the newest 787 graces this airport. But so do many aircraft that aren’t connected with Boeing and many unusual charters and business aircraft stop in. This Volga-Dnepr Antonov An-124Read More