Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

AN-22 delivers to Baghdad

Antonov Airlines utilised one of its AN-22 Antei heavy lift aircraft to deliver military helicopters and spare parts from Spain to Iraq.

The carrier performed two flights from Madrid to Baghdad on behalf of DSV Spain, the logistics operator for the Spanish Ministry of Defence.

The Antei benefits from a 4.4 m-high cargo door, which meant that the helicopters could be loaded aboard without having to dismantle the rotors. Coordination and supervision of the flights was undertaken by Cargoplanet Spain. Staff from Cargoplanet and DSV travelled with the cargo to and from Baghdad to ensure the operation went smoothly.

Vitaliy Shost, first deputy director of Antonov Airlines, was pleased to announce that the AN-22 is back in the commercial market for outsized cargo transport after scheduled maintenance.

“A few decades ago, the appearance of the AN-22 Antei opened the era of the wide-body transport aircraft. This aircraft is still the largest turboprop air freighter in the world and its services are still in demand in the global airlift market,” he said.

The AN-22 Antei can also utilise paved and unpaved runways.

antonov-airlines.com

Heavy Lift | News

Bahri joins MACN thumbnail image

Bahri joins MACN

December 10 - Saudi Arabia’s Bahri has become an official member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN).
Views: 487
Cosdel ships to Riyadh Auction and Salon thumbnail image

Cosdel ships to Riyadh Auction and Salon

December 10 - Cosdel International Transportation, a Rock-it Cargo company, transported 447 vehicles from the USA and Canada to Saudi Arabia. The vehicles were up for sale at the Riyadh Auction and Salon during late November.
Views: 450
Al Faris supports Expo 2020 thumbnail image

Al Faris supports Expo 2020

December 6 - Al Faris has lifted and installed steel structures measuring up to 46 m in length at a construction project associated with the upcoming Expo 2020 in Dubai.
Views: 799

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.