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Russians to buy Boeings

[ July 12, 2016   //   ]

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Russian airline group Volga-Dnepr confirmed an order for 20 Boeing 747-8 freighters at the Farnborough Air Show on 12 July. It has also signed a reciprocal deal to provide logistics support for the plane maker and its partners using the 747-8 and Antonov 124-100 freighters operated by its subsidiaries, AirBridgeCargo Airlines and Volga-Dnepr Airlines. The 20-aircraft deal includes four that have already been delivered.

Boeing’s Ray Conner (left) and Alexey Isaikin of Volga-Dnepr Group with the commemorative certificates signed at Farnborough International Airshow to mark contracts covering long-term logistics support and the group’s order for 20 747-8 freighters.