RIOgaleão Cargo gets ANTONOV AN-12 turboprop transport aircraft
December 8, 2017: RIOgaleão Cargo, the logistics arm of concession-holder RIOgaleão– Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim recently received the delivery of ANTONOV AN-12 from Ukraine Air Alliance Airlines.
According to reports, Antonov An-12 is a cold war era turboprop transport aircraft designed in the USSR. It’s primarily a military version of the Antonov An-10, which has several variants.
The freighter aircraft is quite popular in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as cargo can be loaded easily using its built-in loading system.
The Antonov An-12 cargo charter brought about 47 volumes of equipment from the automotive segment.
Despite the bad weather condition, the cargo managed to arrive safely at the RIO de Janeiro International Airport. The
RIOgaleão Cargo is a multimodal logistics platform, which is strategically located 17 km off the Port of Rio de Janeiro that connects to the key roads of Brazil.