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 …

Volga-Dnepr Airlines transports 48 sterilisation trucks to Dubai

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated six AN-124-100 charters, transporting 48 street sterilisation vehicles from China to the United Arab Emirates. The special flights delivered the trucks from Shanghai to Dubai for final destination Abu Dhabi, where the vehicles will be used for a “National Disinfection Programme” in preventative action against COVID-19. All flights were in cooperation …

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 …