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 weighing 370 tonnes to Latin America from Australia. [+]

Antonov safely transports power generation rotor from Ghana to India

Antonov Airlines has safely completed an urgent order to carry a 54-tonne rotor, used in power generation, from Ghana to India and back after repairs. Fellow members of The Heavy Lift Group (THLG), Rhenus Project Logistics USA, chartered the flight to carry the 10.50 m long, 3.89 m wide, 4.13 m ... [+]

Antonov flies crane for Crane

All-cargo carrier Antonov Airlines has flown a mobile crane and fire extinguishing equipment from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Presidente Perón International Airport in Argentina for Crane Worldwide. The An-124-100 flew the crane and associated equipment which included booms, tracks, control stations and water pumps, weighing 70 tonnes. [+]

Antonov to the rescue in cyclone region

Antonov Airlines has flown aid and personnel from Chalons Vatry Airport in France to Beira in Mozambique in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai. In addition to a 65-tonne payload of relief supplies, an the AN-124-100 aircraft also carried logistics staff from aid organisations to support disaster relief initiatives in the region. The ... [+]

On track for Gabon

Antonov Airlines has flown mining equipment from East Midlands Airport to Franceville Airport in Gabon in just nine days on AN-124-100 ‘Ruslan’ aircraft for Bolloré Logistics. Ground staff in the UK used the carrier’s purpose-built ramp to load two tracked crushing machines weighing nearly 70 tonnes, and the entire process ... [+]

Multinational effort boosts central Asian energy industry

Antonov Airlines has been working with Bolloré Logistics China to transport compressors on four AN-124 flights from Canada to a gas field in Turkmenistan for a Chinese engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company. Due to the size and weight of the cargo, both the AN-124-100’s unique on-board crane system and extension ... [+]

Short hop saves the day

An Antonov Airlines AN-124-100 carried an urgent 24-tonne load in under an hour from Chile to Argentina after bad weather closed the roads. The two mining filtration units were moved on behalf of Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters from Santiago to Mendoza in Argentina in only 39 minutes.   [+]

Lift-off for Antonov Airlines

Antonov Airlines used machinery it designed itself to speed loading of its first charter consignment from its new UK headquarters at London Stansted Airport - a British-manufactured helicopter almost 4.4 metres highen route to south-east Asia on one of its seven AN-124-100 freighters. It was loaded at the Diamond Hangar at ... [+]

Antonov appoints UK sales team

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 ... [+]

By heck, that’s a plane-and-a-half

Even Yorkshire folk were impressed when the An225, the world’s largest aircraft, visited Yorkshire's Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on an operational cargo mission. Ukraine-based Antonov Airlines' unique AN-225 Mryia (Dream) landed to collect 150 tonnes of engineering equipment for a transatlantic flight. Fittingly for England's largest county, the An225, at 275 ... [+]

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