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Volga-Dnepr orders two cargo aircraft


Volga-Dnepr, an airline involved in transporting outsize and heavyweight air cargo, has ordered two TU-204C aircrafts under a 15-year financial lease arrangement, to be operated by AirBridge Cargo Airlines for domestic services from its hubs in Moscow and Krasnoyarsk in Russia.

It expects to take delivery of the first aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2008, and the second in the first quarter of 2009.

Volga-Dnepr plans to purchase five TU-204C aircraft by 2010 and has recently signed a general agreement to purchase three IL-76OD-90VD freighters.

As part of its strategic fleet expansion plan for its charter and scheduled operations, it plans to purchase five TU-204C aircraft and take delivery of two new AN-124-100 freighters by 2010.


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