Boeing 777 Freighter Joins the Volga-Dnepr Group

– 777 Freighter’s top-quality range and performance to complement Volga-Dnepr’s fleet
– Volga-Dnepr gets to be the nineteenth operator to date to use the huge-capability twin-engine freighter.


A Boeing [NYSE:BA] 777 Freighter joined the Volga-Dnepr Group fleet of 22 Boeing freighters, departing Paine Subject in Everett, Washington. The gas successful twin-engine freighter will start off functions with AirBridgeCargo, a subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr.

AirBridgeCargo will operate the plane via a sale-leaseback arrangement with Dubai Aerospace Company (DAE).

“We are delighted to welcome Volga-Dnepr Group as our newest customer as they introduce the 777 Freighter to their fleet,” explained Firoz Tarapore, DAE’s Chief Executive Officer. “DAE Money is the world’s major lessor of the worthwhile and successful 777 Freighter. We glimpse ahead to a lengthy and rewarding romance with Volga-Dnepr Group as they keep on to improve their effective functions.”

Volga-Dnepr Group is between the world’s major Boeing freighter operators, flying 17 747 freighters and 5 737 freighters, which includes 13 747-8F, 4 747-400ERF, two 737-800BCF and three 737-400SF.

The 777 Freighter, which can fly 4,970 nautical miles (nine,two hundred kilometers), can carry a payload of 224,900 lbs. (102,010 kg), more cargo capability than any other twin-engine freighter. Of all production freighters, only the 747F and 777 Freighter are able of carrying tall and outsized cargo hundreds on 3-meter (ten-foot) tall pallets. This frequent most important-deck pallet height ability allows interchangeable pallets for equally types. In addition, the 777F most important deck aspect cargo doorway is extraordinarily extensive at 3.72 meters (146.5 inches), giving that plane outsized carriage ability over and above tall payloads.

“We are honored to husband or wife with Dubai Aerospace Company and Volga-Dnepr Group to introduce the 777 Freighter to Volga’s consumers,” explained Ihssane Mounir, Senior Vice President of Business Product sales and Marketing, The Boeing Organization. “We glimpse ahead to introducing the unsurpassed performance and ability of the 777 Freighter to complement Volga’s present fleet.”

Boeing delivers more than 90 p.c of the worldwide focused freighter capability. Clients have requested 231 777 Freighters because the software commenced in 2005. Volga-Dnepr gets to be the 19th operator to date to use the huge-capability twin-engine freighter.

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