Giant pandas transported by Volga-Dnepr welcomed in Finland

Giant Pandas Lumi and Pyry have settled into their new home at Ahtari Zoo in Finland after travelling from China onboard one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ freighter aircraft. Mikhail Smirnykh, General Director of Volga-Dnepr Airlines, commented: “This flight in support of such an important wildlife preservation program was special for our company so we are delighted to hear that Lumi and Pyry have acclimatized so quickly to their new surroundings.” Volga-Dnepr’s transportation expertise ... [+]

BACA members vote Volga-Dnepr Airlines as ‘Cargo Charter Airline of the Year’

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has won the coveted ‘Cargo Charter Airline of the Year’ award in The BACA Excellence Awards 2017, voted for by members of BACA – the Air Charter Association. A ‘global voice’ of the air charter industry, BACA was founded in 1949 by members of the Baltic Mercantile and Shipping ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr Airlines Joins Hurricane Irma Relief Effort

Volga-Dnepr Airlines' 27 years of expertise in supporting international humanitarian aid projects has been called into action to help victims of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and Florida. The airline has so far operated three flights carrying nearly 175 tonnes of relief goods and equipment. The most recent flight on September 18 ... [+]

Oil & Gas Still Strong for Volga-Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr Airlines is continuing to see an upturn in the movement of oil and gas cargoes, including its latest delivery of pump and vaporizer skids to Seoul, South Korea. Operated on behalf of Air Charter Service France for its customer, Heppner Transport & Logistics, one of Volga-Dnepr’s An-124-100 freighters transported the ... [+]

AN-124 Freighter Delivers 35-Meter Telescopic Bridge to Brazil

A loading system developed for the transportation of long aerospace cargoes provided the perfect solution to help load a 35-metre telescopic bridge onboard a Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ An-124-100 freighter for its delivery to Rio de Janeiro. The flight, organized under the Ruslan International An-124 joint venture between Antonov Airlines and Volga-Dnepr Airlines, ... [+]

VOLGA-DNEPR, Chapman Freeborn Deliver Welding System to Malaysian Power Station

A 19-ton portable welding system was part of a shipment delivered to Malaysia by Volga-Dnepr Airlines and air charter specialists Chapman Freeborn to support restoration work at one of the country’s biggest electricity power stations. The IL-76TD-90VD freighter flight operated to Bintulu, Malaysia, from Jakarta in Indonesia. The welding equipment and other ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr Appoints New Global Directors

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has announced the appointments of three global directors to spearhead the continued growth of its transport and logistics solutions with customers in the Aerospace, Humanitarian, and Oil & Gas sectors. Axel Kaldschmidt has been appointed global director, Aerospace Industry. Aerospace customers account for 30% of Volga-Dnepr’s annual business and ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr Assists Bollore Logistics to Discover Life on Mars

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated three An-124-100 cargo flights for global logistics company Bollore Logistics carrying equipment and materials for the ExoMars space exploration program that aims to discover any traces of life on Mars. The flights, which operated on December 18, 20 and 22 for consignor, Thales Alenia Space Italia, departed ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr ‘Parachutes’ Cargo to Remote Antarctic Airfield

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed its first-ever ‘air drop’ by parachuting 208 barrels of fuel from an IL-76TD-90VD freighter onto a remote airfield in the Antarctic. The delivery from Novo will be used for inland scientific missions, vehicles and small airplane operations. The 34-ton shipment was placed onto 26 special parachute platforms and ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr Delivers Türksat Satellite

Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ expertise in moving space satellites will help to bring improved broadcasting and communication services in Turkey, Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa after completing a round-trip moving the Türksat 4B satellite and its special transport container. The airline carried the communications satellite to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in ... [+]

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