Volga-Dnepr Group, SDV and Thales Alenia Space sign extension of aerospace equipment transportation agreement to 2016

06/28/2013

Volga-Dnepr Group, the world’s largest carrier of outsize and heavyweight air cargo, has extended a cooperation agreement with global logistics company SDV and Thales Alenia Space to transport aerospace equipment until 2016.

The extension was signed at the 50th Le Bourget Paris Air Show by Dennis Gliznoutsa, Vice President, Development, Volga-Dnepr Airlines, Francis Baron, Vice President, Procurement, Thales Alenia Space, and Thierry Ehrenbogen, Executive President in Europe, SDV.

Pursuant to the agreement, Volga-Dnepr Airlines will perform a number of AN-124 and IL-76TD-90VD cargo flights delivering satellite equipment for Thales Alenia Space, a leading manufacturer of Satellite systems. SDV will remain responsible for all pre- and post-flight logistics, including satellite container control, customs clearance, documentation and insurance.

"The agreement is signed for a period up to 2016. We have a long history of cooperation with SDV and Thales Alenia Space and we are proud to be extending our partnership with two of the leaders in their respective fields of expertise", Dennis Gliznoutsa said.

On the photo (left to right):
Dennis Gliznoutsa, Vice President, Development, Volga-Dnepr Airlines;
Francis Baron, Vice President, Procurement, Thales Alenia Space;
Thierry Ehrenbogen, Executive President in Europe, SDV.

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