Gebrüder Weiss charters largest cargo aircraft for project cargo to Poland

2021 11 15


Logistics provider arranges air freight transportation with Antonov An-225 from China to Poland / Giant airplane lands at Rzeszów airport for the first time

600 Gebrueder Weiss Antonov 3Gebrüder Weiss has repeatedly chartered the Antonov An-225 for transports. (Source: Gebrüder Weiss / Damian Szymula)

Rzeszów / Krakow / Lauterach, November 15, 2021. Gebrüder Weiss was responsible for the first ever arrival of the world’s largest cargo plane at Rzeszów airport, transporting goods from China to Poland. The Antonov An-225 landed at the airport, located 170 kilometers east of Krakow, in the late evening of November 13, carrying project-based cargo for the Polish industry on board. The Antonov had left the Chinese airport of Tianjin a day earlier.

Stanislaw Rosciszewski, Country Manager Poland at Gebrüder Weiss: “Although charter flights are a regular part of our air services, handling the transport of goods with a cargo aircraft of this size was something special for us. Our air freight managers in Poland and China were able to perfectly organize the entire supply chain between manufacturer and recipient in a very short space of time and under the difficult pandemic conditions.”

The oversized freighter is ideal for heavy transport. "The situation in air and sea freight remains very tense, as there is still not enough cargo space. With the Antonov, we can quickly transport large-volume goods for our customers quickly," explains Lothar Thoma, Managing Director Air & Sea at Gebrüder Weiss. The logistics company had already used the giant freighter for a transport to Austria in October. In addition, the somewhat smaller Antonov An-124 has been chartered several times this year for flights to Europe.

Gebrüder Weiss is represented in Poland with seven of its own locations since 2020 (Head office: Krakow). 85 employees work to offer industrial and trade customers solutions in the areas of land transport, Air & Sea, project transports and logistics.

Source Media Relations

 

The magazine SEA has been published since 1935
International business magazine JŪRA MOPE SEA has been published since 1999
The first magazine in Eurasia in the four languages: English, Chinese, Russian and Lithuanian


Address:

International business magazine JŪRA MOPE SEA
Minijos str. 93, LT-93234 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Phone/Fax: +370 46 365753
E-mail: [email protected]
www.jura.lt

 


Publisher:

Ltd. Juru informacijos centras


The magazine JŪRA has been published since 1935.
International business magazine JŪRA MOPE SEA has been
published since 1999.

ISSN 1392-7825

2017 © www.jura.lt