Volga-Dnepr Airlines said it will acquire five new An-124-100M-150 freighters from Aviastar-SP. The freighter is an improved version of the An-124 outsize and heavyweight cargo aircraft and has a capacity of up to 150 tonnes. Deliveries are set to begin in 2008. The announcement came a day after Volga-Dnepr Group reached agreement with Russia's Vnesheconombank regarding financing arrangements for the resumption of An-124-100 production and the IL-76 freighter modernization program ...

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