August 12 - As part of celebrations to marks its 20th anniversary, Volga-Dnepr Group is launching an international contest for professional and amateur photographers that have captured images of its unique aircraft fleet over two decades of global operati

Since its first Antonov AN-124 commercial flight in August 1990, Volga-Dnepr Group's fleet of AN-124-100 'Ruslan', IL-76 and Boeing 747 freighters have successfully performed operations to some 200 countries and every continent. The objective of the photo competition is to add to the Group's archive and to give aviation photographers a chance to be part of Volga-Dnepr's history. 

Volga-Dnepr also hopes to uncover talented aviation photographers that it can continue to work with in the future as the Group continues to strategy of network and fleet growth. 

The competition will award prizes to photographers in four categories; AN-124-100 'Ruslan, IL-76, Boeing 747 and 'Grand Prix' to select the most interesting and creative photo images. Entries will be published on a special website and a separate prize will also be awarded to the photographer whose aircraft image receives the highest number of individual online visitors. 

To participate register online at in the section named 'Personal Account' and upload photographs in the relevant categories.