Antonov winding up Ruslan

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Ukraine: Antonov Company’s Antonov An-124-100 joint venture company, Ruslan International, formed in 2006 together with Volga-Dnepr Airlines, will cease operations on 31 December, 2016.

Throughout its decade-long existence, Ruslan International served the outsize and heavyweight cargo market. Antonov Company thanked Volga-Dnepr Airlines for contributing to this partnership.

 At the same time, it is pleased to introduce its Antonov Airlines team in the UK which will take the lead in the global sales and operations of this unique cargo aircraft.

Dreamlifts Ltd (trading as Antonov Airlines) is managed by an international group of well-known experts from the outsize and heavyweight cargo industry. With decades of experience between them, Antonov Company expects a seamless transition for its customers in the global supply chain and a continuation of its flexible and highly personal service.

Antonov currently operates a fleet of seven AN-124s including the AN-124-100M-150 with a payload of up to 150 tonnes. It also operates the unique capability AN-225 Mriya with a 250 tonne payload and the world’s largest turboprop, the An-22 Antei.