CARGOLOGICGERMANY (CLG) is getting ready to roll, but has already sourced three Boeing
737 freighters destined for the German register and will serve a German
market "ripe" for an additional express operator, reports London's Air
The start-up project, a partner carrier of the Volga-Dnepr Group (VDG), has plans for up to nine B737Fs and is currently seeking an air
operator certificate from the German aviation regulator,
Volga-Dnepr vice president Ulrich Ogiermann said that the German airline
will follow the business model of VDG's first partner airline, the
UK-registered CargoLogicAir (CLA).
"As in the UK, the German carrier has to be a completely independent
airline standing on its own feet, with its own business model and
people." he told London's Freighters World.
"There is nobody in London or in Moscow telling them what needs to be
done. That is a very clear requirement of any airline in any country: a
clear ownership structure and ownership rules."
.Mr Ogiermann said CargoLogicGermany will focus on the express business:
"We have secured the first three aircraft, Boeing 737s converted by
AEI. The first one will arrive in October and the other ones in November
and December or early January."
CargoLogicGermany will operate a fleet of B737Fs, and the business plan
goes up to nine aircraft, serving a German market with "a multitude of