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Volga-Dnepr signs long-term deal with Leipzig

[ June 21, 2019   //   ]

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 system and to transform the airport into a multimodal hub for the group’s scheduled and charter operations with investments of up to €500 million during the next few years.

Volga-Dnepr Group will operate charter and scheduled operations to/from Leipzig/Halle Airport. The freighter fleet will fly up to 20 weekly flights to and from Leipzig from the end of 2021, increasing to 50 by 2030.

The €500 million investments will be made in new apron areas, logistics and office buildings in the northern and southern parts of Leipzig/Halle Airport during the next few years. Both companies will intensify their cooperation in marketing and sales and will create up to 500 new jobs.

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