Volga-Dnepr flies to aid of stricken refugees

Volga-Dnepr Airlines flew essential supplies on a dedicated An-124-100 charter flight for Moria camp refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos, a week after the fire destroyed their camp. The flight from Vienna to Athens was organized in cooperation with Chapman Freeborn Airmarketing. Commercial director Ekaterina Andreeva, said: “It is heartbreaking to see so many people losing their homes, especially families with kids. We feel that it is our duty to ... [+]

ABC delivers vaccines for Africa

Volga-Dnepr Group ‘s AirBridgeCargo Airlines arm has delivered yellow fever vaccines from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Frankfurt (Germany) for trucking to Liege (Belgium) and onward delivery to Africa for an immunisation programme. The 36-ton UNICEF shipment was organized in partnership with freight forwarder DSV, which prepared over 1,000 special boxes to ... [+]

First class flights for four-legged passengers

Two-legged air passengers may be in short supply at the moment but Volga-Dnepr Group’s AirBridgeCargo Airlines has been busy with four-legged ones, safely delivering 54 cats and 25 dogs from Moscow to their new US homes, via Chicago. A total of 35 boxes of Maine Coon, Siberian, Ragdoll, Bambino, Sphynx, Devon ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr appoints CCO

Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Konstantin Vekshin as chief commercial officer. He joined the group in 1997 and since August 2018 has held the position of executive president, charter cargo operations. His objectives will be to implement the marketing directive and sales plan, in addition to the centralisation and digitalisation of ... [+]

En route to the Red Planet

Volga-Dnepr moved a 32-metre long Atlas 5 rocket booster from Huntsville, Alabama to Cape Canaveral for a scheduled mission to Mars on board an AN-124-100 ‘Ruslan’ freighter. The specialist airline also transported payload fairings and RD-180 engines for the mission. The launch is scheduled for 9:10 a.m. on July 17.   [+]

Rattling the rooftops

A Volga-Dnepr IL76 freighter skimmed the beach umbrellas on the Caribbean island of St Maarten when it flew intensive care units into Princess Juliana International Airport, with its famous low-altitude approach. Mobile hospital manufacturer Hospitainer charted four charter flights two ICU units to the St Maarten medical centre along with six ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr signs long-term deal with Leipzig

Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a long-term partnership to expand its operations at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany. In a memorandum of understanding signed in the presence of the Saxon State Minister of Finances, Dr Matthias Hass, at the International Paris Air Show, they pledged to join forces to create an effective logistics ... [+]

Chop-chop for globe-spanning chopper-swop

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Panalpina have helped the Babcock multinational corporation swop helicopters stationed on the opposite sides of the globe in the UK and Australia in the minimum time. Two Aberdeen-based AugustaWestland AW139 helicopters needed to get to their new base in Melbourne, Australia, while two Sikorsky S-92s needed to move ... [+]

Fourth aircraft for Russian express airline

Volga-Dnepr Group’s Russian express arm, Atran Airlines has taken delivery of a Boeing 737-400 BCF, bringing its fleet to four freighters. It will be deployed on existing routes between Russia, the CIS and Europe and will and can carry up to 23 tons of cargo [+]

Volga-Dnepr signs Alibaba deal

Volga-Dnepr will guarantee access for Alibaba freight arm, Cainiao Smart Logistics while the latter will make the Russian cargo airline its preferred carrier under a new memorandum of understanding. The two partners will also work to develop an optimal scheduled route network in Asia, Europe and Russia. [+]

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