Contents tagged with An-124 Ruslan

  • Russia to stop outsourcing An-124 cargo aircraft to NATO

    The Russian cargo aviation company Volga-Dnepr will stop providing An-124 heavyweight cargo aircraft to NATO by the end of the year, the French publication Challenges reports.

    According to the publication, Russia made the decision in response to recently tightened sanctions by the US.

    In 2006, a joint enterprise between the Ukrainian company Antonov Airlines and the Russian air cargo company Volga-Dnepr was established as a part of SALIS (Strategic Airlift International Solution) project.


  • Ukrainian Antonov agreed to service An-124 Ruslan aircraft owned by Russian company

    The Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer, Antonov, will conduct and assessment of the technical condition of the Ruslan aircraft belonging to the Russian cargo airline, Volga-Dnepr. The statement from the aircraft manufacturer, published on Friday, November 3rd, says that the company, as a developer of aircraft, is the "certificate holder for the An-type aircraft, in particular the An-124-100 transport aircraft, Ruslan. "That is why the maintenance of this aircraft is the sole responsibility of …

  • Media: Russia and Ukraine conduct closed-door talks on the maintenance of An-124 Ruslan aircraft

    The Russian cargo airline, Volga-Dnepr, and the state enterprise, Antonov, are conducting closed-door negotiations to extend the airworthiness of the An-124-100 Ruslan aircraft, Kommersant reports, citing sources in the aviation industry.

    Due to the aggravation of relations between Russia and Ukraine, Antonov, under the order of the Ukrainian government, withdrew from the Ukrainian-Russian joint venture between the United Aircraft Corporation and Antonov and stopped servicing the aircraft of …

  • Journalist: Despite sanctions, Ukraine’s Antonov aircraft manufacturer continues to cooperate with Russia

    The Ukrainian state enterprise Antonov allegedly intends to continue servicing the Russian cargo transportation airline Volga-Dnepr, one of several companies that fulfill orders of the Russian Defense Ministry.

    Journalist Roman Bochkala referred to his own unnamed source when making this claim on Facebook. According to him, Antonov's employees are flying for two months to Ulyanovsk, where the headquarters of the Volga-Dnepr is located in order to extend the life of the Russian An-124 Ruslan.

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