Rhenus delivers goods via Antonov from Cologne to Rio de Janeiro

posted on 12th June 2019 by Justin Burns

Rhenus Group transported a heavyweight payload via a chartered Antonov An-124 100 from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Rio de Janeiro on 3 June.

The freight forwarder said the aircraft reached its destination in Brazil on 5 June. The Antonov was fully loaded with 106 tonnes.

The aircraft has a wingspan of 73 metres and weighs around 173 tonnes empty. In total, only 28 Antonov aircraft are currently in operation across the globe.

Last year, the Rhenus Group had an annual turnover of €4.8 billion.