World’s largest aircraft Antonov AN-225 Mriya lands in Berlin
Updated on April 26th, 2018 at 10:16 IST
April 26, 2018: The world’s largest aircraft, the AN-225 “Mriya”, landed in Berlin as Ukraine-based ANTONOV, its owner, offers additional support to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) programme with the necessary number of AN-124-100 aircraft for strategic air transportation in the interest of NATO and EU nations.
The AN-225, which is operated by ANTONOV Company’s air transportation division, ANTONOV Airlines, is taking part in the Berlin Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace (ILA) Air Show.
The AN-225, with its 250-tonne payload capacity, is part of a fleet of heavy lift aircraft operated by ANTONOV Airlines, including seven AN-124-100s, two of which have an increased payload capacity of 150 tonnes. The fleet is undergoing a modernisation programme, ensuring it can continue to safely fly outsized and emergency cargo globally, with a rapid turnaround time.