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Volga-Dnepr Airlines

Air Charter and Logistics Services

Volga-Dnepr Airlines is the world leader in the transportation of oversize and super-heavy cargo.

Mezhdunarodnoye shosse,
Skypoint Business Park, 28B Bld,
141411 Russia

offshore cargo transportation

Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA) is the world leader in the market of oversized and super-heavy cargo transportation.

For over 29 years, it has been transforming the transport and logistics concept, providing its customers with timely, reliable and cost-efficient solutions for even the most complex cargo projects for various industries, including aerospace, oil and gas, automotive, energy and others.

Its fleet includes twelve ramp aircraft An-124-100 Ruslan and five modernised Il-76TD-90VD freighters and sales offices are located in different regions of the world.

Transportation for the oil and gas industry

Volga-Dnepr provides transportation services on An-124-100, Il-76TD-90VD and Boeing 747 freighters to the world’s leading oil and gas companies. Since 1990, the oil and gas industry has presented one of Volga-Dnepr’s biggest customer sectors, generating over 10% of the Company’s business for the last 5 years.

Typical projects include the prompt delivery of oversized equipment for upstream, midstream and downstream projects. Loading and offloading of non-demountable large-scale units is another of the company’s proven skills.

The core components to make this happen are Volga-Dneprs’ personnel, the people behind the tools who have extended experience, knowledge and skills to deliver any project, no matter how complex it may seem.

Today Volga-Dnepr’s global team provides the Oil & Gas industry with the technical and engineering air transport solutions the company is known for, including technical and project concept consulting services.

The leading oil and gas companies entrust Volga-Dnepr with their sophisticated equipment, among them being Halliburton, Schlumberger, Exxon Mobil, TOTAL and others.

Express delivery of oversize and super-heavy cargo

The transportation of bulky and super-heavy equipment used to take months for ground or sea deliveries. Today, Volga-Dnepr professionals arrange the same deliveries within days. This significantly expedites production processes for customers, reducing costs and providing additional competitive advantages.

Volga-Dnepr aircraft can land on unprepared runways and carry out cargo loading and unloading without the need for specialist airport handling equipment. This is of particular value for the delivery of equipment to remote regions where oil and gas fields are in the process of being explored.

The optimal combination of aircraft performance, loading scheme and special technical solutions ensure that cost-efficient transportation of any cargo can now be achieved within the shortest time possible.

Leading offshore air cargo carrier

The outstanding operating capability of the An-124-100 aircraft has revolutionised the logistics market.

Companies in major sectors such as oil and gas, heavy construction, energy generation, aerospace and the automotive industry no longer needed to suffer the uncertainties of sending critical cargoes on long road and sea journeys that could take weeks. Using the An-124, they are able to achieve delivery times measured in hours, significantly improving their planning and productivity.

Based on its total operating results, Volga-Dnepr Group is now ranked among the top ten air cargo carriers in the world, guaranteeing fast and seamless logistics solutions for your complex project shipments.

Volga-Dnepr Freight Journey

From loading to delivery, this video shows a Volga-Dnepr AH-124-100 travel from Port Moresby to Komo in Papua New Guinea.

Air Logistics for Oil & Gas

Over 28 years of growth and development, Volga-Dnepr Group has attracted a highly-educated and highly-skilled workforce capable of tackling every aspect of the transportation and logistics process, however extreme and seemingly impossible the challenge may seem.

Cargo Aircraft and Loading Equipment

For over 28 years, Volga-Dnepr Group’s unique aircraft fleet has been advancing the world of air logistics, enabling its global customers to achieve fast, secure and cost-efficient transportation solutions, even for their most complex logistics challenges.

Volga-Dnepr Special O&G Edition

On average, Volga-Dnepr is now called into service by customers in the oil and gas industry more than once a week, and over the course of its 25-year history, we have operated more than 1,438 flights and carried more 94,000 tonnes of cargo for them.

AN-124 Freighter Delivers 35m Telescopic Bridge to Brazil

A special loading system developed for the transportation of long cargoes provided the perfect solution to help load a 35m telescopic crane bridge onboard a Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ An-124-100 freighter for its delivery to Rio de Janeiro.

Volga-Dnepr Carries Massive ‘Ball Valve’ to India

A large, 30t spherical ‘ball valve’ with atypical dimensions required the design and manufacture of a special frame by Volga-Dnepr to ensure its safe transportation from Milan, Italy, to Mumbai, India, via a refueling stop in Turkmenistan onboard IL-76TD-90VD aircraft.

Volga Dnepr Transports 30t Oil and Gas Cargo to Russia from Malaysia

Volga-Dnepr Group's Engineering & Logistics Center (ELC) recently developed a special loading frame to provide a timely and cost-efficient solution to move a 30t oil and gas shipment on-board an IL-76TD-90VD plane from Johor Bahru, Malaysia, to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia.

Volga-Dnepr, Managing Company

Mezhdunarodnoye shosse

Skypoint Business Park, 28B Bld




Volga-Dnepr UK

3 Roundwood Avenue, Stockley Park

Uxbridge UB11 1AF

United Kingdom

Volga-Dnepr-Unique Air Cargo

Town Center Plaza

9400 Grogans Mill Rd, Suite 220

The Woodlands


United States of America

Volga-Dnepr Japan

Onarimon Yusen Building 9F

3-23-5 Nihi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku

Tokyo 105-0003


Volga-Dnepr China

1010 Air China Building

36 Xiaoyun road

Chaoyang district, 100027



Volga-Dnepr Airlines

14, Karbysheva Str




Volga-Dnepr Hong Kong

Room 430, 4/F

South Block Office

Super Terminal one, Hong Kong International Airport

Volga-Dnepr Airlines Representative office Vietnam

Room 334, ALS Cargo Terminal

Noi Bai International Airport

Soc Son District, Hanoi