Antonov freighters fly 300 t of gold mining equipment to East Africa

The mining industry is one of the key users of heavy lift logistics, which often includes air freight. More than 300 t of gold mining equipment recently touched down in Kenya onboard three Antonov AN-124-100 freighter flights operated by Volga-Dnepr Airlines. The flights from Ostrava in the Czech Republic to Nairobi carried large grinding mill “semi-ring” sections for gold ore comminution, each one weighing over 50 t.  Read More…