Volga-Dnepr Leaving NATO Salis Airlift Program

Credit: An-124: TseRonnie
LONDON—NATO is facing a potential heavy airlift shortage after Russian cargo airline group Volga-Dnepr revealed it would be withdrawing from the alliance’s Strategic Air Lift International Solution (Salis) at the end of 2018. Volga-Dnepr currently is contracted to provide 60% of the Salis airlift...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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