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Volga-Dnepr to build the Leipzig Humanitarian Aid Center
03/10/2021 – 11:03 AM UTC
Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VI, Ulyanovsk Vostochny) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the operator of Leipzig / Halle to set up a buzz for emergency and humanitarian cargo operations at the German airport.
“2020 has shown us that the industry must be better prepared to ensure an emergency response when and where it is needed. We are all well aware that humanitarian operations must not be delayed. We aim to lead the industry with uninterrupted freight services to deliver essential products, medical supplies, sophisticated equipment or pharmaceuticals, ”said Tatiana Arslanova, Director of Operations.
The Russian freight specialist already has a base at Leipzig / Halle airport. In the future, it plans to expand its operational capacities to better meet the specific needs of emergency freight transport. In turn, the airport will expand its warehousing facilities, including long-term storage, as well as its ground handling and loading capabilities.
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Russian company Volga-Dnepr Airlines resumes operations of An-124 after verification
31.12.2020 – 16:14 UTC
Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VI, Ulyanovsk Vostochny) reactivated the first of its ten An-124s on December 26, 2020, following a one-month type grounding for security checks.
“It looks like we were able to restart our An-124-100 operations before the end of this year. We are diligently executing service guidelines, engineering controls are on track. . The end result will be incremental, and we will always take our time to follow the guidelines reflected in the service guidelines, ”Commercial Director Konstantin Vekshin said in a statement.
The Russian freight specialist immobilized its entire fleet of Antonov Design Bureau quadjets at the end of November 2020, following an emergency landing of RA-82042 (msn 9773050455093) after an engine failure on take-off from Novosibirsk on 13 November. but no injuries were reported.
The first An-124 to restart operations after the grounding was RA-82077 (msn 9773054459151), which flew from Leipzig / Halle to Shanghai Pudong on December 26, according to data from Flightradar24 ADS-B ….