Freeonlinetranslators News

Pigs Fly In 747 Jumbo Jets As Airlines Battle Virus Losses

11 июня
07:41 2020

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc on commercial aviation, but Alexey Isaykin's cargo carrier has been fully loaded.

Volga-Dnepr Group has flown more than 3,000 breeding pigs to China from France this year. The animals -- transported 6,450 miles (10,400 kilometers) in wooden crates in the hold of a Boeing 747 cargo plane -- are being used to restore local livestock levels to help mitigate shortages in the world's largest pork market after an outbreak of African swine fever decimated China's hog herds.

Measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus amplified those swine shortages and accelerated attempts to boost the population of domestic herds. China imported a total 254,533 tons of pork in the first four months of the year from the U.S., which overtook Europe to become China's largest pork supplier. That's already more than the 245,000 tons China bought for the whole of 2019.

The cargo is a sign of the shifting demand that Isaykin's company -- known for transporting everything from satellites to emergency bridges -- is experiencing as the pandemic reshapes his industry.

The company is also shipping masks, hazmat suits, medical equipment and even street-disinfecting vehicles to countries like Russia, France and Germany as they battle to contain the virus. Volga-Dnepr's sales rose 32% to $630 million this year through April compared with the same period in 2019.

"Global aviation is going through its most challenging time ever, but for cargo carriers like us it's a chance," Isaykin said in a Zoom interview from Moscow. "Previously, more than half of all aviation cargoes were carried in the luggage compartments of passenger planes. With this supply vanishing from the market, demand for cargo airlines surged and prices more than doubled."

While demand for air freight dropped 28% in April compared with a year earlier, capacity fell by 42%, according to the International Air Transport Association. Isaykin's stake in closely held Volga-Dnepr is estimated to be worth around $700 million, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Russian company's revenue may increase by a third this year to $2 billion, Isaykin predicts.

Expanding Geography

The overall rise in sales has come even as some revenue streams shrink. Shipments for the aerospace industry have fallen by about a third compared with last year, Isaykin said.

Medical goods now account for more than half of global air freight, with e-commerce cargo for firms like Amazon.com Inc. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. another growing category.

Volga-Dnepr's footprint is also shifting, Isaykin said.

"The geography of our shipments is expanding, following the spread of coronavirus," Isaykin said. "We just started shipping Chinese medical goods to Africa and are getting first inquiries from Latin America. I think India will be next."

Some of this demand may prove to be short-lived. Freight rates have started to decline, and the market for shipping health-related cargo may drop in the second half of the year, Isaykin said. Still, he expects volumes and prices to stay above the "pre-virus" level with fewer passenger planes expected to be flying.

Some new business may herald lasting changes to the world economy. While his carrier is shipping pigs to China, it's also ferrying assets the other way. The company recently transported a production line for making masks to Russia's Tatarstan region from China.

Listen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.com

"An interesting trend is gaining traction now -- we call it the medieval period of the 21st century -- when strategically important production facilities are being relocated to reduce dependence on China," Isaykin said. "I am expecting this trend to accelerate toward year-end."

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

Comments

30 комментариев

  1. www.ultimate-guitar.com
    www.ultimate-guitar.com 20 октября, 19:39

    I’m really impressed with your writing skills and also
    with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself?
    Anyway keep up the excellent quality writing, it is rare to see a nice blog
    like this one today.

    Reply to this comment
  2. fun88
    fun88 20 октября, 20:53

    Can I simply say what a relief to find someone that genuinely knows what they’re discussing
    over the internet. You definitely understand how to bring an issue to
    light and make it important. More people ought to look at this and understand this side of
    your story. I was surprised you’re not more popular because you certainly possess
    the gift.

    Reply to this comment
  3. Ezra
    Ezra 20 октября, 20:54

    Excellent pieces. Keep writing such kind of
    information on your site. Im really impressed by your site.

    Hello there, You’ve performed a fantastic job.
    I’ll certainly digg it and in my view recommend to my friends.
    I’m confident they will be benefited from this website.

    Reply to this comment
  4. biglink.to
    biglink.to 20 октября, 23:12

    Hi mates, how is all, and what you desire to say about this post, in my view its really awesome for me.

    Reply to this comment
  5. https://thuocmoctoc.webflow.io/
    https://thuocmoctoc.webflow.io/ 20 октября, 23:26

    This site was… how do you say it? Relevant!!
    Finally I have found something that helped
    me. Appreciate it!

    Reply to this comment
  6. dominoqq
    dominoqq 21 октября, 00:40

    This info is priceless. Where can I find out more?

    Reply to this comment
  7. vbucks generator
    vbucks generator 21 октября, 07:57

    WOW just what I was searching for. Came here by searching
    for fortnite free v bucks

    Reply to this comment
  8. boil
    boil 21 октября, 08:11

    Hi, I do believe this is an excellent site. I stumbledupon it 😉 I will revisit once again since i have saved as a favorite it.
    Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be rich and
    continue to help other people.

    Reply to this comment
  9. free v bucks generator
    free v bucks generator 21 октября, 09:05

    Hey would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re
    using? I’m looking to start my own blog soon but
    I’m having a hard time deciding between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and
    Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs and
    I’m looking for something completely unique.
    P.S Apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!

    Reply to this comment
  10. free vbucks
    free vbucks 21 октября, 09:10

    Normally I don’t read post on blogs, however I wish
    to say that this write-up very compelled me to try
    and do it! Your writing taste has been surprised me.

    Thank you, very great article.

    Reply to this comment
  11. black girls fucking shitting
    black girls fucking shitting 21 октября, 10:45

    Hey there, I think your website might be having browser compatibility issues.
    When I look at your website in Chrome, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer,
    it has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick
    heads up! Other then that, fantastic blog!

    Reply to this comment
  12. Bedrock Keto
    Bedrock Keto 21 октября, 14:27

    Hi, Neat post. There is a problem along with your site in web explorer, would test this…
    IE nonetheless is the marketplace chief and a huge component
    to folks will leave out your fantastic writing due to this
    problem.

    Reply to this comment
  13. Sheree
    Sheree 21 октября, 18:11

    My developer is trying to persuade me to move to .net from PHP.
    I have always disliked the idea because of the costs.
    But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on various websites for about a year and am anxious about switching to
    another platform. I have heard great things about blogengine.net.
    Is there a way I can import all my wordpress content into it?
    Any help would be really appreciated!

    Reply to this comment
  14. v bucks generator
    v bucks generator 21 октября, 19:14

    Pretty nice post. I simply stumbled upon your weblog and wished to say that I’ve truly loved surfing around your weblog posts.
    In any case I’ll be subscribing on your feed and I’m hoping you write again soon!

    Reply to this comment
  15. http://mygrooves.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=online-surveys-for-cash.makecablebetter.org.g3.kzgo.phpurlhttpsiwank.clubsmusic
    http://mygrooves.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=online-surveys-for-cash.makecablebetter.org.g3.kzgo.phpurlhttpsiwank.clubsmusic 21 октября, 21:06

    My brother recommended I might like this blog.
    He was totally right. This post actually made my day. You cann’t imagine simply
    how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

    Reply to this comment
  16. fb88
    fb88 21 октября, 23:46

    Hello there! I simply wish to give you a huge thumbs up
    for your great information you have got right here on this post.
    I’ll be returning to your site for more soon.

    Reply to this comment
  17. zip
    zip 22 октября, 00:51

    Everything is very open with a very clear explanation of the issues.
    It was truly informative. Your site is extremely helpful.
    Thanks for sharing!

    Reply to this comment
  18. why do dogs eat grass
    why do dogs eat grass 22 октября, 00:55

    Yes! Finally something about why do dogs eat grass.

    Reply to this comment
  19. https://tintucaz.com/tam-su-rung-minh-cua-nu-dien-vien-phim-jav-nhat-ban/
    https://tintucaz.com/tam-su-rung-minh-cua-nu-dien-vien-phim-jav-nhat-ban/ 22 октября, 02:22

    Hi I am so delighted I found your blog page, I really found you by accident,
    while I was looking on Digg for something else, Nonetheless I
    am here now and would just like to say cheers for a marvelous post and a all round entertaining blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t
    have time to read through it all at the minute but I
    have saved it and also included your RSS feeds,
    so when I have time I will be back to read a great deal more, Please do keep up
    the fantastic work.

    Reply to this comment
  20. נערות ליווי באילת
    נערות ליווי באילת 22 октября, 02:40

    5escortgirls Quick search and obtain the newest results Find a massage escort
    girl, discrete apartment or any perfect and
    indulgent recreation. In search of escort girls? Discrete apartments?
    Produce a quick search by region

    Reply to this comment
  21. porter
    porter 22 октября, 04:48

    My spouse and I stumbled over here coming from a different page and
    thought I might check things out. I like what I see so i am
    just following you. Look forward to checking out your web page
    again.

    Reply to this comment
  22. hansengroup.biz
    hansengroup.biz 22 октября, 06:59

    Hi mates, how is the whole thing, and what you want to say about this article, in my view
    its in fact amazing in favor of me.

    Reply to this comment
  23. Wealth System
    Wealth System 22 октября, 10:24

    Excellent blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring writers?
    I’m hoping to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you recommend starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for
    a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m completely confused ..
    Any suggestions? Thank you!

    Reply to this comment
  24. v bucks generator
    v bucks generator 22 октября, 10:36

    What i do not realize is in reality how you are now
    not actually a lot more well-appreciated than you may be now.
    You’re so intelligent. You realize thus significantly in the case of this matter, made me for my
    part imagine it from a lot of numerous angles.
    Its like women and men aren’t fascinated until it is something to
    accomplish with Lady gaga! Your own stuffs outstanding.
    All the time maintain it up!

    Reply to this comment
  25. mere
    mere 22 октября, 10:40

    I simply could not leave your web site before suggesting that I extremely
    enjoyed the standard information an individual supply for your
    guests? Is gonna be again often to check out new posts

    Reply to this comment
  26. w88
    w88 22 октября, 11:23

    Please let me know if you’re looking for a article writer for your
    blog. You have some really great posts and I believe I would be a good asset.
    If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d love to write
    some material for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine.
    Please shoot me an email if interested. Thank you!

    Reply to this comment
  27. Catherine
    Catherine 22 октября, 13:10

    Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to more added agreeable from you!
    By the way, how can we communicate?

    Reply to this comment
  28. uncle
    uncle 22 октября, 16:13

    We are a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community.
    Your site provided us with valuable info to work on. You have done an impressive job and our whole community will be thankful to you.

    Reply to this comment
  29. cdn.shopify.com
    cdn.shopify.com 22 октября, 22:23

    It’s very straightforward to find out any topic on net as
    compared to textbooks, as I found this paragraph
    at this web site.

    Reply to this comment
  30. hindi khahaniya sex kaise kare
    hindi khahaniya sex kaise kare 22 октября, 23:12

    My brother suggested I might like this website. He was totally right.
    This post actually made my day. You cann’t imagine simply how
    much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

    Reply to this comment

Write a Comment


Онлайн переводчик

с  на


Система - онлайн перевод текста