Ukraine carrier still delivering the goods

Ukrainian carrier Antonov Airlines has delivered Intelsat commercial satellite to Cape Canaveral  on one of its AN-124-100M aircraft. It flew the components from Moffet Federal Airfield in California, to NASA’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Titusville, Florida, USA, for a launch by the US aerospace company SpaceX. The 55,000kg cargo consisted of eight pieces, including the satellite and its payload, the AN-124-100 being  the only aircraft available able to handle the pieces ... [+]

AN124 is the only option for turbine move

Ukraine’s Antonov Airlines and broker Air Charter Service have moved an oversized solar turbine from San Bernandino, US to Avalon, Australia on board an AN-124-100 aircraft. Due to the size of the cargo - 67 tons, 11.3 metres long and m length and 3.63m high - . the AN-124-100 aircraft ... [+]

Machines on the move with Antonov Airlines

Antonov Airlines and XPO subsidiary RXO Air Transport have moved CNC machinery from Milan, Italy to Hamilton, Canada in two flights on one of the Ukranian carrier’s AN-124-100 aircraft.  The 169-ton cargo consisted of five pieces including three unusually high and narrow machines used to manufacture electric vehicle parts in one ... [+]

Antonov completes island AOG move

Antonov Airlines and broker Air Partner have moved an aircraft engine and critical tooling from Luxembourg to Lajes island in the Azores, on board one of the Ukranian carrier’s AN-124-100M aircraft. The cargo weighing about 75 tonnes was loaded using the aircraft equipment and an external 48-ton mobile crane sourced by ... [+]

New AN225 ‘being built in secret location’

Work to build a new version of the Antonov AN-225 Mrija – the sole operational example of which was destroyed by Russian forces after they invaded Antonov Airlines’ Hostomel base early in the Ukraine war – has already started at a secret location, according to press reports. In an interview with ... [+]

Still in business: Antonov Airlines moves vital satellite for Elon Musk

Ukraine-owned Antonov Airlines has carried a civil telecommunication satellite on one of its AN-124-100-150 aircraft from Toulouse, France, to the US for Elon Musk’s SpaceX company. The heavylift airline, Antonov Airlines a division of Antonov Company, headquartered in Kyiv, has been temporarily relocated to Leipzig, Germany to allow continued operation of ... [+]

Antonov 225 ‘destroyed’ say reports

The sole operating example of the world's largest aircraft - the Antonov An-225 - has been destroyed in fighting for the Antonov Airlines base at Hostomel airport, Kyiv, the BBC reports, quoting Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. Originally built to transport the Soviet Space Shuttle, the six-engined An-225 was used ... [+]

Russians ‘take back’ Antonov Airlines base

The BBC has reported that Russian forces may have retaken control of the the Antonov Airlines’ base at Hostomel near Kyiv, quoting Russia's Interfax news agency. It says 200 Russian helicopters and a landing force were used to seize it.  On 24 February, a battle was reported to be raging for control of ... [+]

‘Battle raging’ for Antonov Airlines’ Kiev base

A battle is raging for control of the Antonov Airlines’ base at Antonov International Airport at Hostomel, north-west near Kyiv, according to press reports. The BBC said that quoted a Ukrainian military report saying they have launched an artillery attack on Russian paratroopers who have landed at airport and tried to take control. ... [+]

Miners on the move with Antonov

Antonov Airlines has moved 14 pieces of mining equipment weighing 216 tonnes on two AN-124-100 flights from Istanbul to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Monrovia, Liberia. The carrier has seen an increase in charters for mining projects since the beginning of the year and last month completed three flights of equipment ... [+]

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