Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Antonov Airlines lifts Crane Worldwide in oil well safety equipment move

Antonov Airlines has flown a mobile crane and fire extinguishing equipment from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Presidente Perón International Airport (NQN) in Argentina for Crane Worldwide. An An-124-100 flew the crane and associated equipment which included booms, tracks, control stations and water pumps, that weighed a combined total of 70 tonnes. “Antonov Airlines […]

Antonov provides air support for Oil Spill Response

Antonov Airlines is continuing to provide air support to Oil Spill Response after it ordered a second transport skid for its oil capping stack in Singapore. The transport skid will be available to Subsea Well Intervention Services subscribers in the fourth quarter, and will supplement the existing skid located in Stavanger, Norway. The first stack […]

Air Partner helps clear up after Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Air Partner is helping clear up the mess caused by Super Typhoon Mangkhut with the delivery of supplies to Guam, on behalf of Radiant Global Logistics. The typhoon went through Southeast Asia and Hong Kong with winds of 157mph, and as extreme weather conditions continue, both Radiant and Air Partner remain on high alert to […]

DHL keeps its cool to move four 140 ton waste heat boilers

DHL Global Forwarding has chartered the Antonov AN-225 to help transport four waste heat boilers from Germany to Saudi Arabia. The multi-modal movement is being handled by DHL Industrial Projects, a unit of DHL Global Forwarding specialising in safe and reliable transport for oversized and heavy-lift cargo. Four boilers weighing 140 tons each, and measuring […]

Antonov completes 12 consecutive flights with the AN-225

Antonov Airlines has completed the 12th in the longest succession of AN-225 flights, transporting generator modules from Chile to Bolivia. The Ukrainian airline delivered 12 Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) Modules, each weighing 160 tonnes for Hansa Meyer Global Transport in 12 consecutive flights. Antonov Airlines commercial director, Andriy Blagovisniy says the lifting points had […]

Antonov lands the AN-225 in Berlin for ILA Air Show

Antonov has landed the AN-225 Mriya in Berlin with its Ukrainian owner announcing that it is ready to provide additional support to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme. The AN-225, which has a 250 tonne payload, is taking part in the Berlin Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace Air Show. Antonov is providing the SALIS […]

Asia remains an important market for Antonov

The Asian region will remain an important market for Antonov Airlines, representing a significant proportion of flight revenue in 2017, business development director Michael Goodisman (pictured) tells Air Cargo Week. Total charter revenue for 2017 has significantly increased compared to 2016, Goodisman says, and around 30 per cent of this revenue came from flights to/from […]

Antonov Airlines appoints Flywell Aviation as GSA for India

Antonov Airlines has appointed Flywell Aviation as its general sales agent (GSA) in India. New Delhi-headquartered Flywell Aviation has offices in Mumbai and Bangalore, and provides services to the defence, aerospace, oil and gas, rail and construction sectors as well as other businesses. Four senior members of staff with 55 years of logistics industry experience […]

ACE: Antonov Airlines to establish presence in the US and Hong Kong

Antonov Airlines will establish a presence in the USA and Hong Kong as part of its ongoing expansion plans. The Ukrainian carrier has established a new office at London Stansted Airport and appointed general sales agents in Japan and Australia, and has plans for the USA having been granted rights to operate in the country […]

ACS and Antonov deliver heaviest piece of cargo in the Americas

Air Charter Service (ACS) arranged the charter of the Antonov AN-225 to transport a 182 tonne transformer, the heaviest single piece of cargo flown in the Americas. The Brazil and Florida offices worked together to charter the giant aircraft to fly from Sao Paulo to Santiago de Chile, where it is a direct replacement for […]

Chapman Freeborn remains flexible during sudden mini-peaks

Recent years have been all about sudden mini-peaks in demand, as the traditional Asian ‘peak season’ has not materialised, Chapman Freeborn group cargo director, Reto Hunziker tells Air Cargo Week. Alongside the sudden mini-peaks, Hunziker says project-based work has been one of Chapman Freeborn’s key focuses and he is pleased how 2016 has gone so […]

Antonov AN-225 to be built under licence in China

Antonov is to build AN-225s after signing an agreement with the Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC). The first stage of the cooperation will involve constructing a second modernised AN-225 Mriya at Antonov Company and delivering the aircraft to AICC. The second stage will consist of organising the joint series production of the AN-225 in […]