Air Cargo Germany-ACG (Hahn) suspended its flight operations as of April 18, 2013. According to the cargo airline, “the interruption occurred all of a sudden and was not predictable. Air Cargo Germany assures a continuous availability for its customers and works on sustainable solutions to recommence the service as soon as possible.”
Copyright Photo: Paul Denton. Boeing 747-412 (BCF) D-ACGD (msn 24061) arrives at Johannesburg.
Qatar Airways (Doha) is one of the fastest-growing passenger airlines in the world. This year the flag carrier will move into a new and larger Doha International Airport currently under construction. According to this report by The National, Qatar Airways also wants to be the second largest cargo airline in the world.
ATRAN (Aviatrans Cargo Airlines) (Volga-Dnepr Group) (Moscow-Domodedovo) has acquired its first Boeing 737 freighter. The pictured 737-46Q (SF) VP-BCJ (msn 28663) was acquired on July 23, 2012 and will be operated on the Cologne/Bonn-Moscow (Domodedovo) route for UPS under a freight contract.
Previous to this new addition the cargo airline, formerly known as Moscow Aviation Enterprise, has operated Russian-built aircraft, especially those built by Antonov and Ilyushin.
Copyright Photo: Rainer Bexten. VP-BCJ is pictured at Cologne/Bonn today in a Volga-Dnepr like livery.