Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group has promoted Robert van de Weg to Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing of the entire airline group. He earlier occupied identical position at AirBridgeCargo, Volga-Dnepr scheduled air cargo subsidiary. Prior to joining the Russian airline he held various posts at KLM, Atlas Air and Cargolux.
“Robert joined AirBridgeCargo Airlines in May 2014 and has played a significant role in its subsequent year-on-year growth in Europe, Russia, North America and Asia Pacific,” Volga-Dnepr Group said in a statement. In his new role, van de Weg will be responsible for the Group’s scheduled cargo operations as well as charter businesses.
Alexey Isaykin, President of Volga-Dnepr Group, referred to van de Weg as a “highly respected air cargo executive both with our customers and in the wider industry.”
Volga-Dnepr Group includes three carriers – AirBridgeCargo as well as Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Atran Airlines cargo charter carriers. The three airlines operate a combined fleet of 16 Boeing 747, 12 Antonov An-124-100, five Ilyushin Il-76TD-90VD and three Boeing 737-400 freighters.
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