VOLGA-DNEPR GROUP, SDV AND THALES ALENIA SPACE SIGN AEROSPACE TRANSPORT AGREEMENT TO 2016
Volga-Dnepr Group has signed a cooperation agreement with global logistics company SDV and Thales Alenia Space to transport aerospace equipment until 2016.
The agreement was signed at the 50th Le Bourget Paris Air Show by Dennis Gliznoutsa, Vice President, Development, Volga-Dnepr Group, Francis Baron, Vice President, Procurement, Thales Alenia Space, and
Thierry Ehrenbogen, Executive President in Europe, SDV.
Pursuant to the agreement, Volga- Dnepr Group will perform a number of AN-124 and IL-76TD-90VD cargo flights delivering satellite equipment for Thales Alenia Space, a leading manufacturer of systems for the space industry. SDV will be responsible for logistics, including satellite container control, customs clearance, documentation and insurance.
It’s a deal … Dennis Gliznoutsa, Vice President, Development, Volga-Dnepr Group; Francis Baron, Vice President, Procure- ment, Thales Alenia Space; Thierry Ehrenbogen, Executive President in Europe, SDV.
Volga-Dnepr Airlines is licensed by the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to perform transport operations for rockets, space mechanisms and rocket fuel.
The unlimited licence officially acknowledges Volga-Dnepr as a space cargo carrier. To gain the licence, Volga-Dnepr Airlines provided the Federal Space Agency with the required information confirming the framework of contracts for space cargo transportations as well as confirming the capabilities of its highly trained personnel.
The airline also provided information on its fleet, technologies, special loading systems and the processes it deploys to ensure the safety and security of all transported cargo. Volga-Dnepr Airlines operates aerospace flights for customers from Germany, Kazakhstan, Canada, China, Russia, USA and France to all of the world’s leading space centres.
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