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Antonov to rebuild world’s biggest cargo plane, the An-225 “Mriya” at a cost of $500 million

On 7 November, Antonov Company, the state-owned Ukrainian manufacturer of the world’s largest cargo plane, announced plans to rebuild the An-225 aircraft. The...

German airports brace for security staff strike on Tuesday, 15 March; Frankfurt Airport most affected

Frankfurt Airport, Germany is bracing for a day of disruptions this Tuesday (15 March) after trade union ver.di called its security staff to go...

Security staff goes on strike at Leipzig/Halle airport on Monday, 14 March

German trade union Ver.di has called its security staff, working at Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany to go on strike on Monday 14 March. The airport...

Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400F suffers engine malfunction during landing at East Midlands, United Kingdom

On 30 September, a Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400F (registered N741CK, built 1989) experienced engine malfunctions during roll-out after landing at East Midlands airport, United Kingdom....

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Leipzig/Halle Airport are to establish Emergency Logistics Hub

Volga-Dnepr Airlines, part of Volga-Dnepr Group, and Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) have inked the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim to set up an...

Cargo door of a DHL Boeing 757 suddenly opens just after departure from Leipzig-Halle Airport, Germany

On 13 February, a DHL Boeing 757 freighter (registered G-DHKZ) operated cargo flight QY126 between Leipzig-Halle and Frankfurt, Germany. The aircraft stopped climbing at...

Leipzig/Halle airport in 2020: Air freight boom, but Covid-19 keeps passenger planes on the ground

Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG benefited from strongly developing business in the air freight sector during the past year, 2020, which marked a turning point for...

DHL (European Air Transport) Airbus A300-600 suffers bird strike on take-off from Amsterdam Schiphol

On 3 January, a DHL Airbus A300-600, operated by European Air Transport and registered as D-AEAC, operated flight QY1239 between Amsterdam Schiphol, The Netherlands,...

Leipzig/Halle Airport sees double-digit growth and record freight volumes

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) recorded the strongest growth in volumes of air freight in September for eight years: the increase amounted to 18.6%. Overall, the...

Red Bull Leipzig uses mobile aircraft stairs for substitutes’ bench

Bundesliga team RB Leipzig has rolled in an aircraft stair in its stadium to meet with all the regulations to play a Bundesliga game....

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