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Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicAir in Liege Airport MoU

Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicAir in Liege Airport MoU

Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicAir are to strengthen their European operations through a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strategic co-operation
with Liege Airport, Belgium.

Volga-Dnepr Group (VDG) and its strategic partner CargoLogicAir (CLA) have signed the MoU with the aim to strengthen their positions in the European market through development of a regional hub and enhancement of freighter capacity.

Within the next three to five years, the three parties will join their efforts in establishing a regional hub for VDG and CLA freighter operations with the provision of efficient cargo handling for up to 30 cargo flights per week, including for special cargoes which are of high demand among their customers. All the flights will be supported by maintenance facilities to be organized on the airport’s premises.

Liege airport will support both companies in opening up new routes and establishing the communication channel with competent government authorities for smooth operations both with other comingled airports of Europe, as well as worldwide. It will provide VDG and CLA with sufficient ground handling, warehousing and office areas for smooth coordination and operation of freighter flights.

“I wish to thank Liege Airport for their enthusiasm and teamwork. This has helped us to reach this agreement so quickly, and will create new opportunities for our customers worldwide by guaranteeing more smooth, seamless, and efficient delivery options,” says Volga-Dnepr Group president Alexey Isaykin.

CargoLogicAir CEO David Kerr says: “The development of a European hub in Liege will support our existing network, boost our cargo services, covering major catchment areas of Europe for the convenience of our customers. We will be able to guarantee high-end services based on reliable partnership with Liege airport, which is not only one of the most cargo-friendly airports, but also shows significant steps of development in air cargo handling – the area of paramount importance for carriers which aim for quality, speed, and safety”.

Liege Airport CEO Luc Partoune, says: “Liege Airport is looking forward to growing the cooperation with all members of the Volga-Dnepr Group and its strategic

partner. We believe that, each on our level, both Liege Airport and VD Group are investing in cargo, and are focused on cargo and logistics 100 per cent.”



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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.


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