Tag: Moscow

Moscow to support Volga-Dnepr Airlines with government order

Moscow's Mayor Sergey Sobyanin signed (06-Apr-2022) a decree on the provision of a first RUB5.5 billion tranche to Volga-Dnepr Airlines for the creation of air bridges between Russia and China, India, Turkey, the UAE, Azerbijan, Pakistan and Vietnam to carry 20,000 tons of critical cargo, inclu...

Emirates SkyCargo helps UAE company export premium oysters to Moscow

Over the last one year, the cargo division of Emirates airline has been transporting a new home-grown delicacy from the UAE to some of the finest restaurants in Moscow: premium oysters. Dibba Bay Oysters, a UAE start-up based in the emirate of Fujairah, has been growing premium oysters in the sp...

Sheremetyevo Handled More Than 149,000 Tonnes of Cargo in the First Half of 2020

Sheremetyevo International Airport handled more than 134,000 tonnes of cargo and 15,000 tonnes of mail in the first six months of 2020, despite the crisis in air travel caused by the spread of coronavirus infection. Sheremetyevo Airport retains its leading position as the largest cargo handler of t...

Russian belly carrier Nordstar set to fly freighters next year

Russian belly carrier NordStar Airlines is planning on entering the dedicated freighter market next year, according to reports. The airline currently carries freight on its passenger flights across more than 50 domestic and international destinations from its bases at Moscow Domodedovo and Krasn...

Consistent growth for Moscow Sheremetyevo in 1st half of 2019

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport handled 148,000 tonnes of cargo and 22,000 tonnes of mail in the first half of 2019 as more cargo capacity fuelled the growth. Volumes from January-June 2019 increased by two per cent compared to the same period in 2018. Sheremetyevo's share of the total...

AirBridgeCargo to add more seafood capacity from Oslo Airport

AirBridgeCargo Airlines is to add more seafood capacity from Oslo Airport as from tomorrow (28 May) it will start a third weekly flight. The new departure will be tailor made for the seafood export from Norway to Seoul and South Korea via Moscow in Russia. The route will be operated with a Bo...

ACS invests in its Russian headquarters

Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved its Moscow operation into a new office space - almost twice as large as its previous premises. The air charter firm has been operating in Moscow for nearly 25 years after opening its doors in 1995 and the new office opened on 8 April. ACS regional director ...

Atran Airlines adds new Xi’an to Moscow freighter link

Russian express carrier Atran Airlines - which is part of the Volga-Dnepr Group - has launched a new route linking Xi'an, China, with Moscow, Russia. The first flight was operated by one of Atran’s Boeing 737-400SF freighters with further plans for Boeing 737-800BCF deployment to be able to gua...

Atran Airlines ramps up its fleet by taking delivery of its first Boeing 737-800BCF

Russian express carrier Atran Airlines – part of the Volga-Dnepr Group - has enlarged its fleet with the delivery of its first Boeing 737-800BCF - increasing its total number of freighters to five. Having successfully completed certification of the Boeing 737-800BCF in Russia, the airline will ...

AirBridgeCargo reconfirms its compliance with Cargo iQ’s quality standards

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has successfully passed its second audit reconfirming its compliance with the quality standards of IATA interest group Cargo iQ - following a two-day inspection of its operations in Moscow, Russia. The airline was measured against a series of KPIs to guarantee its se...

Strong year in 2018 for Moscow Sheremetyevo

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport handled more than 335,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018 - 5.5 per cent more than 2017. The Russian airport said the volume of mail remained the same as the previous year and the overall tonnage surge was powered by growth in international cargo that was up by m...

Atran Airlines to lease two 737-800Fs from GECAS

Atran Airlines - A scheduled express cargo carrier within the Volga-Dnepr Group - and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) have inked a lease agreement for two Boeing 737-800 freighters. The passenger-converted aircraft are scheduled to be phased in during the remainder of 2018 and in the first h...

Volga-Dnepr appoints Konstantin Vekshin into key charter role

Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Konstantin Vekshin as executive president for charter cargo operations (CCO) for Volga-Dnepr Airlines effective from 15 August 2018. Vekshin will focus on achieving the airline’s strategic objectives, managing its international operating bases and regional sales ...

Bolloré Logistics Dallas organises aerospace charter to Russia

Bolloré Logistics Dallas recently carried out an air charter flight for aerospace client Flight Safety International from Dallas to Moscow. The payload was an Embraer 170 Full Flight Simulator FS1000. It was picked up in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, before being loaded in Dallas/Fort Worth Internatio...

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