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Speedy Loading on Volga-Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has organized the delivery of a 38-ton crankshaft from Mexico to India. The Project Freight Network (PFN) member, Volga Dnepr organized the flight from Apodaca to Mumbai with the shipment packaged in a 7-meter long box alongside some support equipment required for loading. Within 12 hours of receiving the request,

Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany’s air cargo hub?

Encouraged by the German Government’s stated aim to promote passenger and cargo traffic at the Leipzig/Halle airport in Eastern Germany – this is contained in the text of the coalition agreement signed between Germany’s ruling coalition parties, the conservative Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union and the Social Democratic Party –

Silk Way West Airlines increases flights

Azerbaijani cargo air carrier Silk Way West Airlines increases the number of flights to China. The number of Baku-Zhengzhou flights will be increased from four to six times a week.  The appropriate agreements were reached at ICAO Cargo Conference in Zhengzhou held in early September. At the event Silk Way West Airlines

Angry brokers hit back at Volga-Dnepr snub

Charter brokers have expressed shock, anger – and sadness – over Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ decision to end its relationship with brokerages and only deal directly with customers. In a note sent to all brokers and some forwarders yesterday – some of which were informed via Whats App and others by email – Konstantin Vekshin, executive president,

Centurion Air Cargo permanently closed

Centurion Air Cargo has surrendered its air carrier operating certificate (AOC) and has decided against continuing to pursue the resumption of operations. According to the US Department of Transportation (DoT), the Miami-based freighter operator "operated under its certificate and exemption authority until December 31, 2016, when Centurion ceased all operations". In January

Cargolux in Jakarta race horse charter flight

Cargolux has flown racehorses from Luxembourg to Jakarta, Indonesia, where they participated in the Asian games.   The part-charter was operated in conjunction with horse transport specialist forwarder JIT-EX. This ad hoc shipment was routed directly from Luxembourg to Jakarta, which required additional preparation from the Cargolux Charter team because Jakarta is

Volga-Dnepr Group launches global AOG

Volga-Dnepr Group (VDG) has launched an aircraft on ground (AOG) service to manage the delivery of urgent spare parts for aircraft stranded around the world. Supported by a 24/7 team, the service will use either air charter or scheduled cargo flights, utilizing VDG's fleet of Boeing 747, Boeing 737, An-124-100 and

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