Outsize-freight specialist carriers Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Antonov Airlines, which operate a combined 17 of the 23 massive An-124s in commercial service worldwide, are teaming to launch a joint-venture marketing company aimed at streamlining management of their respective fleets. Both carriers "will continue to operate as separate and distinct," according to Volga-Dnepr, but JV Ruslan International will provide more flexibility for the airlines' often-pressed An-124s. Volga-Dnepr, which ...

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