Antononv to step away from Ilyushin revamped An-124

Antonov has called for a revamped variant of the An-124-100 aircraft being developed by Russia’s Ilyushin Design Bureau to be given a new designation on the grounds that the updates will result in key changes to the aircraft’s performance. Reports suggest that Ilyushin is developing deep modifications to

CargoLogicAir CEO David Kerr quits

CargoLogicAir (CLA) chief executive David Kerr has told colleagues he is to quit the all-cargo carrier. Mr Kerr informed his team, by email, that he would be “ending his adventure” with CLA in the coming weeks. “As part of some necessary restructuring during this tough trading period, we have recommended to


The total payload was 70 tonnes, and included ground support equipment as well as Antonov Airlines’ specialised loading system Antonov Airlines has flown a satellite in partnership with Kübler Spedition GmbH, from Munich Airport (MUC), Germany, to Cayenne Félix Eboué Airport (CAY), on behalf of German satellite manufacturer OHB System

Volga-Dnepr Airlines resumes business with charter brokers

Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA) has backtracked on its controversial decision in September to stop working with charter brokers. A sign the company is hoping to attract more business in what is proving a difficult year.  It has also been offering customers improved terms on charters, such as no cancellation fees, as well as

Court orders seizure of five Volga-Dnepr AN-124s Aircrafts

A Ukrainian court has ordered the seizure of five Volga-Dnepr AN-124s, alleging that the Russian carrier has not carried out legal maintenance checks.  Antonov claims Volga-Dnepr and European maintenance subsidiary Amtes have done unauthorised checks on the aircraft. The Ukraine’ manufacturer said the checks could only have been approved by Antonov’s MRO centre, and

Industry moving for all-cargo airlines

AirBridgeCargo and CargoLogicAir join air cargo booking platform to offer their global capacities digitally. In a major move for the industry, leading cargo airlines AirBridgeCargo (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) are entering into a global partnership with air cargo booking platform to become the first all-cargo airlines

Cargolux boosting Budapest frequencies

Cargolux has announced that its service offering to Budapest has doubled, increasing it from 3 to 6 weekly connections to the Hungarian capital. The original routing Hong Kong-Budapest-Luxembourg operated by Cargolux thrice weekly will be augmented by an additional identical frequency. These flights will be complemented by

Best Heavy Lift Cargo Airline Award for Volga Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr Airlines, the leader in air freight transportation of oversized and super heavy cargoes, has been awarded a prize during the 11th BHP 2019 – an International Conference & Awards focusing on Break Bulk, HeavyLift & Project Forwarding in South Asia. The company was named the winner in the category