Tag: heavyload

Cargolux transports largest shipment to Zhengzhou hub

Cargolux Airlines has transported a 10-metre long shaft with a total gross weight of 43 metric tonnes from Luxembourg to Zhengzhou. It was the largest piece Cargolux has ever transported to its second hub in the heart of China’s Henan province. The transport was organised on behalf of the newl...

ACS charters 35-tonne flight simulator from Texas to Japan

Air Charter Service’s (ACS) Florida office recently chartered a Boeing B747F to fly a 35-tonne flight simulator from Texas to Japan. ACS Americas president, Richard Thompson said a large aircraft manufacturer contacted the air charter specialist earlier this year, to transport a high-value spe...

ACS arranges four Antonov 124s for African power plant construction

Air Charter Service (ACS) was recently called into action to move almost 400 tonnes of components to add the finishing touches to a new power plant in Niger. The air charter company arranged for Antonov An-124s to transport the heavy payload from France to Niamey, the capital of the African coun...

Panalpina helps keep the O&G flowing in Angola

Panalpina's African team has helped facilitate the smooth transportation of four heat exchangers weighing 47,210 kg for a deep-water oil platform in Angola. The heavyload was shipped via a Boeing 747-8F from Huntsville in the US to Luanda via Liege Airport within seven days last month. Panalp...

Rhenus delivers goods via Antonov from Cologne to Rio de Janeiro

Rhenus Group transported a heavyweight payload via a chartered Antonov An-124 100 from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Rio de Janeiro on 3 June. The freight forwarder said the aircraft reached its destination in Brazil on 5 June. The Antonov was fully loaded with 106 tonnes. The aircraft has a wingsp...

AirBridgeCargo reports 10% growth of ‘nose door’ loaded shipments

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has seen demand for its ‘abc XL’ product for oversized and heavy cargoes continue to grow in the first four months of 2019 with volumes up three per cent year-on-year to more than 11,000 tonnes. To reflect its growing position in this specialist part of the air ...

Volga-Dnepr supports construction of renewable wind farm in Australia

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has supported the construction of a 32-turbine renewable energy wind farm in Australia with the timely delivery of 80 tons of energy equipment from Cologne-Bonn, Germany, for its longstanding partner, General Electric. The size of the iconic Antonov 124-100 cargo hold, 36×6...

China Airlines transport satellite to US launch site

China Airlines has been chosen to transport the national satellite to the US from China for the fifth time utilising one of its Boeing 747-400Fs. The carrier assisted the National Space Organization with flying the Formosat-7 to Miami International Airport in Florida on 15 April. The satellite w...

Antonov Airlines turns 30 and looks to future missions

Antonov Airlines has turned 30 and is celebrating numerous aviation milestones but the carrier is now looking forward to future endeavours in the breakbulk and air cargo market. The airline was founded in 1989 and has since pioneered the air transportation of outsize and heavy cargo across the gl...

AirBridgeCargo carriers a record 40-tonne shipment

AirBridgeCargo Airlines has transported a record breaking 40-tonne shipment which it says showcases the advantages of its dedicated ‘abcXL’ product. The 8-metre long single spare part – weighing 37,500kg - was trucked from the Belgian plant of Jan De Nul Group, a leading maritime constructi...

Babcock calls on Volga-Dnepr and Panalpina’s for helicopter ‘switchover’

Volga-Dnepr Airlines on behalf of its logistics partner Panalpina has helped Babcock increase business performance by completing the exchange of two helicopter types between companies located on the opposite sides of the globe – in the UK and Australia. The carrier said the transportation requi...

Antonov Airlines transports satellite for Indian space research organisation

Antonov Airlines has flown a communications satellite - the GSAT-31 - for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Flywell Aviation from HAL Bengaluru Airport, India to Cayenne Félix Eboué Airport, French Guiana. The heavyload freighter carrier specialist coordinated closely with Flywe...

Delta Cargo rebrands product offering, aligns with SkyTeam Cargo

Delta Cargo rebrands product offering, aligns with SkyTeam Cargo

Delta Cargo is rebranding its international products to align with SkyTeam Cargo - providing customers with a common product portfolio across the global alliance. There are no changes to Delta Cargo product attributes but effective now, Delta Cargo’s international product range will rebrand wit...

Volga-Dnepr transports six satellites to French Guiana

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has successfully completed the first delivery of six satellites for the OneWeb constellation project. In cooperation with Volga-Dnepr’s partner, Bolloré Logistics, one of the airline’s An-124-100 freighters delivered the satellites from their manufacturing facility in To...

Volga-Dnepr opens operations base at Houston George Bush airport

Volga-Dnepr Group has opened an operations base at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to give customers in North and South America faster and more economic access to its unique range of delivery solutions. The base is an expansion of the Group’s sales office, which was established in ...

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