All AN-124 articles

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    ​Canada set to seize Volga-Dnepr AN-124


    The Canadian government has ordered the seizure of a Volga-Dnepr AN-124 stranded at Toronto Pearson Airport since the start of the war in Ukraine, reports our sister publication Air Cargo News.

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    Former Antonov director charged with ‘negligence’ over AN-225 freighter loss


    The former head of Antonov has been charged with alleged “negligence” following the destruction of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya aircraft at the start of the Ukraine-Russia war, reports HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News.

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    Air Partner in urgent engine move


    Charter broker Air Partner, in cooperation with Antonov Airlines, provided an urgent aircraft-on-ground (AOG) solution to transport a replacement aircraft engine and tooling components from Luxembourg to a remote island in the Azores, Portugal.

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    Antonov Airlines stands united


    Victor Avdieiev, deputy general director (operations and administration) for Ukraine’s Antonov Airlines, shared his views on what has been an incredibly demanding 12 months for the company and its staff. Nevertheless, the company and the country remain united in the face of oppression.

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    Winner reveal: Airfreight Solution of the Year 2022


    Fracht Group took home the trophy for its complex and well-coordinated project to move a shipment of gearboxes from Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, via the USA to Germany for urgent repairs, before redelivering to its origin. Five aircraft were chartered for the two-stage project, including Hercules L-382s, B747s and the AN-124.

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    Collett shifts rotor to Saltend power station


    UK-based heavy transport specialist Collett & Sons has delivered a 100-tonne gas turbine rotor from Doncaster to Hull, East Yorkshire, on behalf of Expeditors.

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    Shortlist spotlight: Airfreight Solution of the Year


    HLPFI reviews the shortlisted entries for the 2022 Airfreight Solution of the Year.

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    Rolls-Royce targets Beluga as Antonov alternative


    Rolls-Royce and Airbus are exploring the potential use of the A300-600ST Beluga outsize freighter for the ad hoc movement of large civil aircraft engines, reports HLPFI’s sister title FlightGlobal.

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    Antonov completes Kano flights


    Antonov Airlines in cooperation with Chapman Freeborn Germany has completed three AN-124 flights to transport a mobile gas power plant generator and associated equipment from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Kano, Nigeria.

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    Antonov restores operations from Leipzig


    Antonov Airlines has confirmed the transfer of operations to Leipzig, Germany, following the damage to some of its aircraft and its home base in Kyiv.

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    Airbus takes off into heavy lift market


    HLPFI’s interest was piqued at the turn of the year when Airbus launched a service to support commercial customers worldwide with outsized transport needs using its iconic Beluga Super Transporter (ST).

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    Russian airline ban leaves outsize hole


    The US DOT’s decision to ban Russian carriers from its skies will create a large shortfall in outsize airfreight capacity. Meanwhile, recent footage from Ukraine indicates that the AN-225 is irreparably damaged. From HLPFI’s sister title, FlightGlobal.

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    Volga-Dnepr completes test kit deliveries


    One of Volga-Dnepr’s AN-124 aircraft has delivered 72 tonnes of Covid-19 test kits to Billund airport, Denmark, signalling the end in a series of six charter flights completed in cooperation with JAG-UFS.

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    Antonov soars from Sweden


    Antonov Airlines deployed one of its AN-124 aircraft to transport a 40-tonne control unit from Stockholm, Sweden, to Lomé, Togo, on behalf of Bolloré Transport & Logistics.

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    Chapman Freeborn works with Volga-Dnepr


    Chapman Freeborn has worked with Volga-Dnepr Airlines to transport six McDermott Aviation Bell 214B helicopters from Greece to Australia onboard an AN-124 aircraft.

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    AN-124 delivery from Logistics Plus


    The Logistics Plus project cargo team has completed an air charter project from Brno, Czech Republic, to Karaman in Turkey.

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    C.H. Robinson delivers to Perth


    C.H. Robinson has transported two compressor bundles and related accessories for an oil and gas client in Perth, Australia.

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    Antonov’s time-sensitive truck delivery


    Antonov Airlines has transported three Rosenbauer Panther 6x6 fire trucks on an AN-124 flight from the Middle East to Central Asia.

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    Hactl enhances aero engine capacity


    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has established an Aero Engine Handling Centre (AEHC), as it aims to increase Hong Kong’s involvement in the movement of aircraft engines.

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    Antonov soars with Black Hawks


    Antonov Airlines has transported five S-70i Black Hawk helicopters on a single AN-124-100 flight from Rzeszów, Poland to Angeles in the Philippines.