Oct. 1, 2012
-- Over 20 years, Volga-Dnepr Group has been successfully representing the Russian airfreight industry in the international market. The Group is the world leader in the unique, oversize and heavy cargo market. It includes two leading airline cargo companies – Volga-Dnepr Airlines and AirBridgeCargo Airlines – which have been honoured with the prestigious “Wings of Russia” national aviation award on many occasions. The Group employs 3,000 staff worldwide and has representative offices in nine countries.
The agreement provides for preferential terms in the delivery of EASA compliant Regulatory Trainings for Volga- Dnepr Gulf by SofemaAviation Services.
Commented Steven Bentley Managing Director of Sofema Aviation Services “ we are very pleased to welcome Volga-Dnepr Gulf into our preferred training partner program, and look forward to the opportunity to deliver EASA compliant regulatory trainings for many years to come”
Volga-Dnepr Gulf provides line and scheduled maintenance services for Russian-built aircraft of the following types: АN-124-100, IL-76ТD-90VD, АN-24/26/32, АN-74, and IL-76TD. The company also plans to start maintenance services for B747s within the scope to include C-check in the fourth quarter of 2010 upon completion of a new maintenance hangar. The facility will accommodate two АN-124-100s or two 747s, one IL-76 or three smaller aircraft.
Development of up-to-date MRO infrastructure at Ulyanovsk-Vostochny International Airport is considered as the most important objective in Volga-Dnepr Technics’ strategy. In 2008, Volga-Dnepr Group was the first company to express its readiness to become a resident of the Special Economic Port Zone (SEPZ) established in Ulyanovsk and plans to develop a logistics complex meeting global standards. The company also has plans for the construction of aircraft maintenance and repair stations as well as a logistics and business centre. By 2015, in the SEPZ facility, Volga-Dnepr Technics plans to perform A, C, and D maintenance checks, conversions of Boeing and Airbus aircraft and also maintenance work on Russian-built airplanes.
Based in Sofia Bulgaria, Sofema Aviation Services is a professional, airline, MRO and ground operations, support, consulting and training company with UK Qualified Trainers. Benefiting from a broad industry experience, our primary focus is on Quality.
Sofema Aviation Services promotes international best practice. We are committed to our valued clients to help them to produce, innovative tailored solutions, regardless of the size or complexity of their organisation.
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