Monday, May 27, 2024

Air cargo veteran Ron King dies aged 76

Air cargo veteran Ron King, who helped establish Volga-Dnepr in the US market has died just days before his 77th birthday. King, who died suddenly on 19 July, and would have turned 77 on 22 July, spent almost 50 years in logistics. Leading the tributes, Volga-Dnepr says King was always eager to share his professionalism, […]

Volga-Dnepr to develop Leipzig/Halle as a multimodal hub

Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mitteldeutsche Flughafen to develop Leipzig/Halle Airport as a multimodal hub for scheduled and charter operations. The memorandum of understanding was signed in the presence of Saxon state minister of finances, Dr Matthias Hass at the 53rd International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France. Both companies […]

Volga-Dnepr opens operations base in Houston

Volga-Dnepr Group has opened an Operations Base at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to serve customers across North and South America. The base is an expansion of the group’s sales office, which opened in 2001, and will ensure customers will benefit from immediate local expertise and services to meet their logistics requirements. Volga-Dnepr Group executive […]

Volga-Dnepr and Bollore aid mission to outer space

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has partnered with Bollore Logistics to deliver the first European Space Module (ESM) for an important space mission, taking place in 2022. The 14-ton module was transported in a special container to maintain precise temperature and pressure conditions, as well as 10 tons of support equipment on one of Volga-Dnepr’s Antonov AN-124-100s. The […]

Volga-Dnepr flies humanitarian aid to Sulawesi

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 29 tonnes of aid to Indonesia to support the humanitarian mission following the earthquake and tsunami that hit Sulawesi. The flight was performed using an IL-76TD-90VD from Chalon Vatry Airport in France to Balikpapan on request of the Crisis Centre of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Following arrival in Indonesia, […]

Konstantin Vekshin to manage Volga-Dnepr’s charter operations

Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Konstantin Vekshin as executive president charter cargo operations, effective from 15 August. In his London-based role, Vekshin will manage Volga-Dnepr’s international operating bases and regional sales offices including the UK, Russia, Germany, USA, UAE, China and Ireland, and building up a multinational management team for the company’s charter operations. He joined […]