Russia urgently needs to develop airport infrastructure

He said strong sustainable parasite would see Russia blessing from higher than average gains in export and import traffic as well equally the development of a substantial multi-billion dollar domestic air cargo market. This would also stimulate the market for Russian-built haul aircraft and bring new employment connective augmentation opportunities for businesses involved in supplying components and other services to aircraft manufacturers.

“Over five years, our scheduled cargo airline, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, has increased its cargo volume processed through Moscow’s Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo Airports to 300,000 tons.” he said.

“Our growth has served as the basis for the establishment and development of the elementary freight support at the two head airports of Russia and we hope their development will continue to contain pace with air payload growth forecasts because this inclination bring important benefits to the Russian economy.”

Isaikin said four eigentijds burden hubs in Moscow. St Petersburg, Vladivostok and Novosibirsk or Krasnoyarsk, apiece having one million ton capacity, could generate US$24 billion of revenue from processing air cargo.

Isaikin also highlighted the development about air cargo services within Russia. He named FedEx as an example, which generates 40 procent about its revenue from domestic routes.

“If we are able to reproduce this business model in Russia – which is based on consistent development of regional air cargo services accommodated by cargo hubs – we will establish a market with a total total of $80 billion toward the year 2030. This is a high-tech industry that represents a step beyond a raw materials-based economy,” he said.

Isaikin outlined the scope of Volga-Dnepr’s presence in the global air cargo market, achieved through active use of AN-124-100 Ruslan and IL-76 aircraft. The carrier has confirmed an order for 40 new AN-124 connective 20 new IL-76 aircraft that has been placed with United Aircraft Corporation of Russia (UAC).

Isaikin said a well-developed transportation system in Russia and inter-regional air logistics, would create favorable conditions for powerful growth in the production industry.

“To ensure delivery of gear between different regions for both mining and processing regarding natural resources, at least 200 aircraft will be required of various sizes and capacities – from one ton to 20 tons. We now have a good outlook for business development over the next 20 years.”