Anchorage airport closed for bomb alert, forcing the An-225 Mriya (among others) to divert

Anchorage, Alaska, one of the world’s busiest cargo airports, has been closed this Saturday 2 May in the morning for a bomb threat towards...

Warsaw’s Chopin Airport welcomes the Antonov 225

On 14 April, Warsaw Chopin Airport welcomed the only Antonov An-225 "Mriya" as operation "Cargo dla Polski" (Cargo for Poland) begins. A premiere for...

Antonov An-12 crashes near Geneina Airport, Sudan – 18 passengers and crew members feared dead

On 2 January, a Sudanese Air Force Antonov An-12 aircraft crashed near Geneina Airport, Sudan, 5 minutes after take-off. Eighteen people, including four children,...

Antonov An-124-100 suffers engine failure during take-off at Ostend-Bruges Airport, Belgium

On November 26, 2019, surge of the second engine of the AN-124-100-150 (UR-82072) of Antonov Airlines occurred. The aircraft was running with speed of...

Libyan Arab Air Cargo Antonov An-124 destroyed during military clash at Tripoli Airport

A Libyan Arab Air Cargo Antonov An-124, registered 5A-DKN, got destroyed at Tripoli Airport during military clashes. In 1994, the cargo aircraft first operated...

Ukrainian court grounds five Volga-Dnepr Antonov An-124 Ruslan aircraft

On 28 May, the Podolsky District Court of Kyiv has - on request of the General Directorate of the National Police in Kyiv -...

[Update] Avgeek only: Antonov An-225 to the UK on 29 August, heading towards Athens on 30 August

On 29 August, an Antonov AN225 "Mriya" landed at Brize Norton at 20:37 (UTC +1) after overflying Rotterdam, Colchester London and Cirencester. Brize Norton...

A Congolese military Antonov aircraft crashed shortly after take-off N’Djili, Kinshasa

An aircraft of the Armed Forces of the Republic of the Congo (Forces armées de la République du Congo) has crashed on Saturday morning about 100...

The visitor list at the 52nd International Paris Air Show (Le Bourget)

The International Paris Air Show is organized every two years and is one of the oldest and largest air shows in the world. It's...

Antonov new aircraft AN-132D takes its maiden flight on same day as A319neo and Boeing 787-10!

ANTONOV Airlines’ new multipurpose aircraft, the AN−132D, took to the skies for its maiden flight friday 31st 2017, from the company’s airfield in Kiev,...

Sydney Airport welcomes Antonov An-124 Ruslan “Volga-Dnepr”

Sydney Airport today welcomed an Antonov An-124 Ruslan, the airport proudly tweeted these images on Twitter. Impressive!   Movie on Sydney Airport Facebook
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Antonov signs agreement on the An-225 Mriya with China

Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov Company (included into Ukroboronprom SC) and Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC) have signed a cooperation agreement on the AN-225...