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Volga-Dnepr connecting with Henan for trans-Siberian initiative

Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group has linked up with China's Henan Airport Group and Zhongyuan Asset Management to create a “trans-Siberian air bridge” as part of China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative. The three parties have signed a framework agreement on long-term strategic co-operation. Aleksey Isaikin, president of Volga-Dnepr Group, spoke of a tri-partite

Antonov Airlines Completes Longest Succession Of AN-225 Flights

ANTONOV Airlines has successfully completed the 12th in the longest succession of AN-225 flights in the aircraft’s commercial operating history. The Ukrainian airline delivered twelve Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) Modules, each weighing 160 tonnes, for Hansa Meyer Global Transport GmbH & Co in 12 consecutive flights from Chile to Bolivia. “The

Boeing Exploring Autonomy, LIDAR in Future Air Cargo Aircraft

Cargo carrying airplanes could have drastically different technological configurations in the near future. During a panel on developing cargo aircraft at the Farnborough Air Show, executives from Boeing and CargoLogicAir discussed how autonomy and other technologies will be featured on cargo aircraft within the next 10 to 20 years. The types of

Volga-Dnepr and CLA sign strategic deal with Liege airport

Volga-Dnepr Group (VDG) and strategic partner CargoLogicAir (CLA) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic cooperation with Liege Airport in Belgium. The aim is to strengthen their positions in the European market through the development of a regional hub and enhancement of freighter capacity. Within the next three to five years

Antonov Airlines UK delivers soaring revenue

Antonov Airlines, the air transportation division of Antonov Company, saw an 81 per cent revenue increase in 2017 compared to the previous year, while January to May figures in 2018 were up 42 per cent, with aerospace being one of the key sectors for the Ukrainian airline. The carrier’s growth is

AirBridgeCargo Showcases Air Freight’s Digital Future

It may be dominated by the undeniably imposing freighters in the static display, but perhaps the most intriguing exhibit in the Airshow’s Cargo Vilage this year comes from AirBridgeCargo Airlines, which has replicated elements of its new Moscow digital control tower here. The tower sits at the heart of ABCA’s

Ogiermann joins Volga-Dnepr Group

Former Qatar Airways cargo chief Ulrich Ogiermann has joined Volga-Dnepr Group as senior vice president for operations and as deputy general director for CargoLogicManagement (CLM), stepping up to a full-time role after being employed as a consultant at CLM. Ogiermann will be responsible for the implementation of Volga-Dnepr’s international cargo airlines

US regulator demands that Russian freight air carriers file comprehensive reports

In an unravelling showdown over the rights of American carriers to, the United States Department of Transportation (DoT) has retaliated by demanding that three Russian cargo-carrying airlines – Aeroflot, AirBridgeCargo (part of the Volga-Dnepr Group) and Yakutia Airlines – all file their service schedules and details on aircraft type, frequencies, airports and flight

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