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Volga-Denpr accelerates completion of solar plant project in Vietnam

The company had to re-configure flight route three times due to reconstruction of the runway in Saigon
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Volga-Dnepr Airlines has organised a charter flight with high voltage equipment onboard to empower construction of a 450MW solar power plant in Vietnam.

An Antonov took off from Mumbai (India) to Cam Ranh (Vietnam) with the 30-tonne shipment after the charter request was processed in cooperation with Bee Logistics Corporation.

The company had to re-configure flight route three times due to reconstruction of the runway in Saigon and severe lockdown restrictions in Da Nang.

With not a single An-124-100 flight ever been operated to/from Cam Rahn, the carrier’s regional specialists managed to process the whole flight approval procedures smoothly, including immigration issues, to make this flight happen.

Ekaterina Andreeva, Commercial Director for Volga-Dnepr Airlines, said: “Covid-19 affects all the industries, with wind and solar power plant projects being among them. While some of them might be delayed or even cancelled across the Asia-Pacific region due to restrictions, the Thun Nam solar power plant is completed on time thanks to well-tuned work of all the stakeholders involved and contribution of our team.

“Not only the new plant will add much-needed electricity to the whole country’s system, but will also boost the development of renewable energy and lead the way towards more eco-friendly attitude.”

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