Tag: oversized cargo

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...

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 ...

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...

Volga-Dnepr wins heavylift South Asia award

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has been voted ‘Heavy Lift Cargo Airline of the Year’ in industry awards presented at BHP 2019 - the international conference focusing on breakbulk, heavylift and project forwarding in South Asia. The event in Mumbai, India, brought together leading companies, expert spea...

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...

ABC carries more than 700,000 tonnes in 2018

ABC carries more than 700,000 tonnes in 2018

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) flew more than 700,000 tonnes in 2018 and saw volumes of special commodities increase by over 25 per cent with growth driven by special cargoes. The carrier said alignment of internal processes, the introduction of digital solutions to enhance customer experience, pa...

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 ...

Volga-Dnepr by air much quicker for oversized payload compared to sea

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Kintetsu World Express France have teamed-up for an heavyload charter flight from Paris-Vatry Airport to Damman Airport in Saudi Arabia - transporting an 11,000 horsepower Alstom motorised pump. The 40-ton pump, measuring 651x274x311cm, was transported onboard one of Volg...

Volga-Dnepr carries out sequential loading of IL-76TD-90VD freighters

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has carried out a sequential loading of two IL-76TD-90VD freighters to expedite the cargo’s arrival in China. The carrier's specialists used the airline’s technology and special loading equipment to complete the loading of both flights using an extension ramp, ensuring th...

Volga-Dnepr delivers crankshaft from Mexico to India

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has organised the delivery of a crankshaft from Apodaca, Nuevo León, Mexico, to Mumbai, India utilising an IL-76TD-90VD freighter aircraft. The oversized shipment was chartered by DHL Global Forwarding for the 38-ton shipment, which had been packaged in a seven-metre long bo...

ABC transports its 500th aircraft engine in 2018

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported its 500th aircraft engine in 2018 and it says demand for its abcXL product expertise continues to grow. For the first eight months of 2018, the 500 jet engines delivered by the freighter carrier represents a 50 per cent growth year-on-year, which is a...

DHL Global Forwarding transports giant waste heat boilers

DHL Global Forwarding is undertaking the transport of four enormous waste heat boilers from Germany to Saudi Arabia. The multimodal movement is being handled by DHL Industrial Projects, a unit within the forwarding arm of the Deutsche Post DHL Group specialising in transport of over-sized and hea...

Volga Dnepr delivers world largest aircraft engine to Ohio

GE Aviation partnered with Volga-Dnepr Airlines to return the world’s largest jet engine to Ohio - following the GE9X’s successful on-wing testing in Victorville, California. Volga-Dnepr provided logistics support for the GE9X engine’s return to Ohio for additional testing at GE Aviation’...

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