Volga-Dnepr adds two more freighters to fleet

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Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a finance lease agreement with JSC Sberbank Leasing to acquire two Antonov AN-124-100 Ruslan freighters.

The Group’s senior vice president, Sergey Shklyanik, says: “The AN-124-100 aircraft acquisition goes in line with the Group Strategy 2020 which provides for the fleet extension with Russian and foreign-made aircraft.”

Volga-Dnepr Airlines, vice president of sales, Dennis Gliznoutsa, explains the two more Ruslan freighters shall secure the airline’s leadership in the global outsize and super-heavy air transportation market.

“Great knowledge and expertise as well as broad maintenance infrastructure is required to operate this aircraft successfully. Volga-Dnepr Group is proud to have all of these prerequisites in place; for over 25 years we’ve been using the advantages of this great aircraft worldwide.

“We are confident that by extending our fleet we receive even more flexibility to fit the demands of our customers,” Gliznoutsa adds.