Volga-Dnepr completes 1,100th flight for oil and gas industry
21 / 03 / 2015
The cargo consisted of specialist equipment for a water-driven excavation system and auxiliary equipment for use in drilling operations and seabed engineering.
The IL-76TD-90VD freighter flight was ordered by Chapman Freeborn Airchartering’s Brazilian company Fretamento e Logística do Brasil.
“The delivery of oil and gas equipment across the globe is one of the key areas of Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ expertise. This milestone flight was the 1,100th oil and gas transportation service by Volga-Dnepr,” says sales executive Alexander Kartashov.
To date, the airline’s fleet of An-124-100s and IL-76TD-90VD cargo aircraft has safely delivered some 74,000 tonnes of equipment for oil and gas industry customers.
“In our 23-year history, Volga-Dnepr Airlines has become an acknowledged expert in this field, cooperating with such leading international corporations as ExxonMobil, Total, Shlumberger, Cameron, and National Oilwell Varco,” adds Kartashov.