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Antonov appoints UK sales team

[ December 22, 2016   //   ]

Following the ending of the joint venture Ruslan International with Volga-Dnepr at the end of 2016, Antonov Airlines has appointed a UK-based team to lead the global sales activities for its fleet of AN-124-100s, AN-225 and AN-22 aircraft.

Based at Antonov’s new offices in Stansted Airport’s Diamond Hangar, the sales team includes Paul Furlonger who has spent the past 26 years working with the carrier’s fleet, Graham Witton, who first began working with Antonov Airlines in 1999, once again teams up with Michael Goodisman, who commenced his career with the company in 1996.

They are joined by Paul Bingley, who comes with 30 years of aviation experience, the last 12 of which have been spent working with the An-124-100, and Martin Banns, who has spent his entire career in the aviation industry, the last eight of with the An-124-100.

Antonov Company vice president, Oleg Orlov, said of the appointments: “We are extremely excited to present Antonov’s new UK sales team to the cargo charter world. Its breadth and depth of experience means that Antonov’s customers will not only benefit from an unparalleled knowledge, but also the seamless transition we promised.”