Gaussin announces new order from Qatar Airways Cargo

Gaussin has announced an order placed by Qatar Airways Cargo for 6 AMDT FULL ELEC (Automotive MultiDirectional Transporter) with a preferential right for 50 additional units. Specifically designed for use in Middle East weather conditions, the AMDT is powered by lithium metal polymer batteries capable of operating in high temperatures. Its equipment includes integrated weigh …

Geodis secures millions of masks for France

Geodis has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks from China to France. The transport specialist is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, representing in volume terms approximately 2400 m3 of capacity weekly. If necessary, this schedule could be extended into the month of May. Geodis …

AirBridgeCargo completes trial loading of the world’s largest jet engine

AirBridgeCargo airlines have successfully completed trial loading of the world’s largest jet engine, the GE9x, on Boeing 747-8 Freighter. The GE9X engine is a newly developed by GE Aviation that powers the Boeing 777X airplane, which first flew in early 2020. The propulsor core of the engine with the height of 2.85 m and weight …

New contract between Bolloré Logistics and CFM

Bolloré Logistics India wins a contract for aircraft engine transportation including customs clearance documentation with CFM Aircraft Engine Support South Asia Private Limited. The contract was signed between Mr. Karthigeyan Ramaswamy Managing Director, CFM Aircraft Engine Support South Asia Pvt Ltd and Mr. Philippe Lortal CEO Middle East and South Asia at Bolloré Logistics at …

Antonov Airlines: Mining equipment door-to-door delivery

On behalf of Australian chemical company, Yara Pilbara Nitrates, Antonov Airlines has recently completed door-to-door delivery of two rotary drying drums from Paris-Vatry Airport in France to Port Hedland International Airport in Australia. The two 21-metre long drying drums with a weight of 57 tonnes each will be used in the Nitrates manufacturing industry. The …

Record vaccine transportation for AirBridgeCargo

One of the leading global carriers of pharmaceuticals by air, AirBridgeCargo airlines (ABC), have recently completed a record delivery of 27 RKN Envirotainer containers onboard a single flight for one of their global partners, Kuehne+Nagel Italy. All 27 active containers with urgent vaccine product were delivered to the ground handling company ALHA, Milan ready to …

ATRAN Airlines expands with second Boeing 737-800BCF

ATRAN Airlines, the Russian air express carrier within Volga-Dnepr Group, has extended its fleet to 6 freighters with the deployment of the second Boeing 737-800BCF in order to sharpen its service quality and facilitate further network expansion. The additional freighter will be the facilitator to leverage the burgeoning traffic of e-commerce shipments, including mail consignments, …

VD Gulf serves its first Boeing 777

After announcing the extension of its services, VD Gulf, a subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr in the United Arab Emirates has just welcomed its first Boeing 777 customer for MRO services (Maintenance, Repair & Operations). VD Gulf is the largest Middle East MRO provider with its 22,000 sq.m. fully equipped hangar to serve large aircrafts in the …

DHL expands intercontinental fleet with new Boeing 777 Freighter

DHL has reinforced its intercontinental fleet with the acquisition of a new Boeing 777 Freighter. With a payload capacity of 112 t and a range of 9,200 km, the B777-F entered into service on May 25 and is the first of 14 new models ordered to replace the older B747-400s aircraft. The new freight airplanes …

Volga-Dnepr Airlines transports a 40-ton Alstom pump in less than 7 hours

The carrier of oversize and super heavy shipments by air Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA) and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) have recently transported an 11,000 hp Alstom motorised pump from Paris-Vatry to Damman in Saudi Arabia. The 40-ton pump, measuring 651x274x311 cm, was carried onboard of Volga-Dnepr’s An-124-100 ramp aircraft just seven days after the initial …