Antonov Airlines transports racing yachts

Antonov Airlines has transported three high tech “flying” racing yachts from Italy, the UK, and the USA, to Auckland, New Zealand in preparation for the 2021 America’s Cup race. The 22.8-metre-long, 4.9-metre-wide AC75 class yachts were loaded on board its seven AN-124-100 Ruslan fleet. The total weight of each consignment, including the yachts and support …

AirBridgeCargo Airlines delivers vaccine manufacturing equipment

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, one of the leading air cargo carriers for transportation of special cargo, transports COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing equipment to ramp up production capacity of up to 600,000 vials per day. A total of 840 tonnes of equipment enabling automation lines for the manufacturing of coated cyclo olefin (COP) polymer vaccines containers will be delivered …

AirBridgeCargo Airlines together with ATRAN Airlines delivered over 170 tons of medical equipment

AirBridgeCargo Airlines and ATRAN Airlines, air cargo carriers within Volga-Dnepr Group, have transported medical equipment from Moscow to Krasnoyarsk on behalf of Moscow Government. Within two days three freighters delivered masks, beds, mattresses, and artificial respiration units onboard Boeing 747-8F and Boeing 737-800BCF to Krasnoyarsk. The cargo was further trucked to Kyzyl (Republic of Tyva, …

Rhenus Air & Ocean moves to Liége Airport

Rhenus Air & Ocean moved from Herstal in Belgium to its new location at Liège Airport. The reason behind the move is its strategically advantageous position in the “Golden Triangle” between Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. At the new branch, Rhenus Air & Ocean plans to offer multimodal solutions and expand Rhenus’ global airfreight network Liège …

Volga-Dnepr delivers for NASA’s next Mars rover mission

Volga-Dnepr delivered the Atlas 5 rocket booster to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for a scheduled mission to Mars. The AN-124-100 ‘Ruslan’, is the only aircraft large enough to carry the Atlas 5, and flew the 32-meter long rocket booster, from Huntsville, Alabama to its final launch location. In addition to the over-length piece, Volga-Dnepr also transported …

Gaussin and Total to develop world’s first Full Electric Aircraft Refueller Transporter

Gaussin and Total are working together to develop the world's first full electric ART FULL ELEC (Aircraft Refueller Transporter). Planned for the Airbus industrial site in Toulouse, this prototype will be capable of towing two fuel tankers, with a fuel capacity of 30 tons each. Delivery is expected at the end of 2020. Saft, a …

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 …

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 …