Volga-Dnepr Airlines appoints new global director to spearhead growth in oil & gas sector

Source: Volga-Dnepr Airlines

Fayçal Boumerkhoufa is the newly-appointed Global Director, Oil & Gas Industry, a sector that produces some 13% of Volga-Dnepr's annual business.

Fayçal Boumerkhoufa, global director, oil & gas


Volga-Dnepr Airlines has announced the appointments of three Global Directors to spearhead the continued growth of its transport and logistics solutions with customers in the aerospace, humanitarian, and oil and gas sectors.

Fayçal Boumerkhoufa is the newly-appointed Global Director, oil and gas industry, a sector that produces some 13% of the Group’s annual business and has so far seen Volga-Dnepr has transport 90,000 tonnes of cargo for O&G customers onboard 1,135 flights. The types of cargoes carried include drilling equipment, pumps, power houses, blowout preventers and “Christmas trees”, tube bundles, pipeline valves, vents and pipe layers,  compressors, heat exchangers, stabilizers, and control units.

Axel Kaldschmidt has been appointed Global Director, Aerospace Industry. Aerospace customers account for 30% of Volga-Dnepr’s annual business and since its launch, the airline has operated over 5,250 flights for customers in the industry, delivering nearly 175,000 tonnes of cargo such as satellites, helicopters, aircraft and parts.

Colon Miller is appointed Global Director of Humanitarian, Government & Defence Programmes and will work closely with customers to ensure the timely and secure delivery of cargoes that include mobile hospitals and other medical equipment, instruments and medicines, water purification equipment, laboratory containers, generators, telecom equipment, heavy trucks, cranes and other vehicles, helicopters, boats, food supplies, clothes and other general cargo. To date, Volga-Dnepr has delivered over 75,000 tonnes of cargo to people in need in 93 countries.   

All three Global Directors are based in Volga-Dnepr’s U.S. office in Houston and are responsible for the introduction of the Charter Sales and Marketing corporate business model and management structure for their respective market segments. This will include building industry-based teams in the regional offices of Volga-Dnepr Group.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Making DDoS Mitigation Part of Your Incident Response Plan: Critical Steps and Best Practices

Like a new virulent strain of flu, the impact of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is...

The Multi-Tax Challenge of Managing Excise Tax and Sales Tax

To be able to accurately calculate multiple tax types, companies must be prepared to continually ...

Operational Analytics in the Power Industry

Cloud computing, smart grids, and other technologies are changing transmission and distribution. ...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Latest Energy Jobs

View more Job Listings >>

Archived Articles

PennEnergy Articles
2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

OGJ Articles
2011 | 2012 | 2013

OGFJ Articles
2011 | 2012 | 2013

Power Engineering Articles
2011 | 2012 | 2013

Power Engineering Intl Articles
2011 | 2012 | 2013

Utility Products Articles
2011 | 2012 | 2013

HydroWorld Articles
2011 | 2012 | 2013

COSPP Articles
2011 | 2012 | 2013

ELP Articles
2011 | 2012 | 2013