Antonov Airlines’ AN-225 Mriya safely flies 110 tonnes of test kits to Austria

posted on 19th October 2021 by Eddie Saunders
Antonov Airlines’ AN-225 Mriya safely flies 110 tonnes of test kits to Austria

Antonov Airlines, a world leader in the transport of outsized and super-heavy air cargo, has delivered 110 tonnes of Covid-19 testing kits from Tianjin, China, to Linz, Austria, on the unique AN-225 “Mriya” for use in Austrian pharmacies.

The global air freight market has experienced rapidly changing conditions in recent weeks caused by ongoing global capacity constraints and Covid-19, and Antonov Airlines provided an efficient and safe solution for the medical sector consignee.

“We chartered the Antonov Airlines AN-225 to best serve the client’s needs in terms of capacity and availability,” said Tim Fernholz, Charter Sales, Chapman Freeborn.

“Antonov Airlines and Chapman Freeborn have once again partnered to benefit the end customer by sourcing solutions that are outside of the ordinary, such as chartering the world’s largest aircraft.”