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Volga-Dnepr Airlines

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VI
VDA
412
Volga Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr Airlines Antono An-124-100
Volga-Dnepr Airlines
14 Karbysheva Street
Ulyanovsk 432072
RUSSIA

Tel.: +7 8422 590 059
Fax: +7 8422 590 142
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.vda.ru

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: ATRAN Cargo Airlines (100%)
Base: Ulyanovsk (ULY)
Hubs: Khabarovsk (KHV); Krasnoyarsk (KJA); Leipzig/Halle (LEJ); St Petersburg (LED); Moscow (DME)
Start of ops: 1991
Alliances:  
Volga-Dnepr Airlines operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 10 x Antonov An-124
  • (4) x Ilyushin Il-96-400T (planned)
  • 5 x Ilyushin Il-96TD-90 (+4 planned)
  • 1 x Yakovlev Yak-40
President:
General Director:
EVP ops:
Finance Director:
Aleksey Isaikin
Vyacheslav Sirota
Valery Gabriel
Sergei Pedan

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Volga-Dnepr Airlines Russian International Cargo Airlines VI VDA Russia Ulyanovsk 1990-
Formed along with partnership with HeavyLift. 16% acquired by Kaskol Group in 2000. Severed links with HeavyLift in 2001. Launched scheduled services division with 2 747Fs based at Luxembourg in 2004 dba AirBridgeCargo (qv). IPO planned for 2005, later 2007. 11% sold early 2006 to state-owned Vneshekonombank. Formed joint marketing alliance Ruslan Int'l in 7/06 with Antonov Airlines (following the latter's lack of sales force after the withdrawal of HeavyLift Antonov). Plans to set up a domestic subsidiary using 7-10 737F (announced 5/11, expected start-up in 12/11).

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