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Sat, 27 February 2016

Volga-Dnepr Airlines Delivers Spacecraft Module to UK

The payload module of a spacecraft represented Volga-Dnepr Airlines latest aerospace delivery when it arrived in the UK from Moscow.

The module and three tons of support equipment was flown from Sheremetyevo Airport to London Stansted onboard one of the airlines IL-76TD-90VD freighters.

The transportation was organised by DG Terminal.

During the flight, a specific temperature was maintained in the cargo hold and the pressure was constantly monitored to protect the integrity of the shipment.

Three representatives of the manufacturer, RSC Energia, accompanied the cargo to personally monitor the transportation of the module, which arrived safely and on time in the UK ready to be transported by road to its final destination.

Aerospace customers account for 30% of Volga-Dneprs annual business. To date, the airline has operated over 5,250 flights for customers in the industry, delivering nearly 175,000 tonnes of cargo such as satellites, helicopters, aircraft and parts.

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