Volga-Dnepr & Boeing sign $US 1.4 BLN agreement

Russian extra-heavy air transportation leader, Volga-Dnepr, and Boeing Corporation have signed a co-operation agreement worth approximately $US 1.4 BLN.

The contract will provide 5 Boeing 747 cargo Freighters for Volga-Dnepr's  Air Bridge Cargo airline, with the Russian Group also taking an option on 5 more.

The first aircraft will be delivered by 2010.