Ruslan joint venture disbanded

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Antonov Airlines are to dissolve their An-124-100 freighter joint venture, Ruslan International, on 31 December. The Russian and Ukrainian companies set Ruslan up in 2006 to jointly market their combined fleets and improve availability. Volga-Dnepr said it would continue to operate a fleet of 12 of the aircraft, the largest of its kind in the world. Volga-Dnepr Group will continue to collaborate with Antonov on technical aspects of ... [+]

A chopper for Africa-updated

Ruslan International and German charter broker Karpeles Flight Services - part of DB Schenker - have moved a British-built AgustaWestland AW101 helicopter from the UK to Africa. It flew under its own power from AgustaWestland's Yeovil factory to London Stansted Airport, where technicians dismantled it ready for loading. The AN-124 ... [+]

Flying dragon

Charter broker Air Partner and Ruslan International have flown a gigantic mechanical Horse Dragon to Beijing.  Long Ma Jing Shen or ‘The Spirit of the Horse Dragon’ will participate in a Chinese parade to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and China on 17-19 October. The 12 metre ... [+]

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