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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

Antonov ready for NATO AN-124 support as Volga-Dnepr pulls out

Antonov Airlines is ready to provide any required additional support to the EU and NATO’s Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme, following the exit of Volga-Dnepr, the other major operator of the AN-124 aircraft. A consortium of 10 countries has guaranteed access to AN-124 aircraft for NATO and EU operations. Under the Ruslan joint-venture

Volga-Dnepr to withdraw from An-124 freighter uplift contract for NATO

Russia-based freighter aircraft group Volga-Dnepr has served notice that it is to quit the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) contract which provides airlift for European Union (EU) and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) countries. Two Antonov 124-100 aircraft, one each from Moscow-based Volga-Dnepr and Antonov SALIS, a subsidiary of Ukraines' Antonov Group,

Saudia Cargo appoints new CEO

Saudia Cargo has appointed Omar Hariri as its new chief executive officer (ceo). Saudia Cargo said that Hariri has extensive experience having held senior positions in the fields of transportation, supply and logistics. He has been tasked with coordinating the airline's transformation 2020 programme that encompasses: the development of services; improving performance; and

Volga-Dnepr launch new German freighter airline

Volga-Dnepr Group’s plan to launch a new freighter airline in Germany is nearing fruition, following the recruitment of air cargo expert Ulrich Ogiermann to consult and help launch the carrier. It is thought that the Russian group is planning an offshoot of CargoLogicAir in Leipzig. However, according to German aviation website Barig, Volga-Dnepr