A heavyweight commissioned by Rhenus: On 3 June at 10 pm, an Antonov An-124 100 chartered by Rhenus took off from Cologne/Bonn Airport in the direction of Rio de Janeiro. After flying over Europe and Africa, the aircraft reached its destination in Brazil on 5 June. The Antonov was fully loaded with 106 tons. The aircraft has a wingspan of 73 meters and weighs around 173 tons empty. In total, only 28 Antonov aircraft are currently in operation worldwide.
The Rhenus Group is a logistics services provider with global business operations and an annual turnover of EUR 4.8 billion. Rhenus has business sites at 610 locations worldwide and employs 29,000 people. The Rhenus business areas – Contract Logistics, Freight Logistics and Port Logistics – manage complex supply chains and provide a wealth of innovative value-added services.