New Volga-Dnepr Commercial Director Tony Baukham
Mr. Bauckham is a highly respected air cargo industry expert, who previously spent eight years as Managing Director of Air Charter Service.
March 27, 2018
Ang Yi An
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Tony Bauckham has joined Volga-Dnepr UK, a global charter sales centre for Volga-Dnepr Airlines, as Commercial Director, reinforcing Volga-Dnepr Group’s strategy of building an international team to further its leadership ambitions in the global air charter market.
Mr. Bauckham is a highly respected air cargo industry expert, who previously spent eight years as Managing Director of the British aircraft charter company, Air Charter Service. Earlier in his career, between 2004-2007, he was part of the Volga-Dnepr UK team as its Managing Director, having joined from Evergreen International Aviation, where he held the posts of Executive Vice President and was a Board member.
Tony Bauckham is responsible for proactive charter sales management as well as for development of the commercial sales team and regional management.
The Group’s core businesses are charter cargo operations using unique AN-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD heavy transporters (Volga-Dnepr Airlines) and scheduled cargo operations using the fleet of Boeing 747 (AirBridgeCargo Airlines) and Boeing 737 (Atran Airlines) freighters. The synergy achieved through combination of these businesses greatly expands the reach and flexibility of air logistics solutions available to clients and enables the Group to sustainably grow and effectively compete in the global air cargo market. Aircraft MRO services (Volga-Dnepr Technics) in Russia, Germany and the United Arab Emirates comprise the third core business of Volga-Dnepr Group.
Volga-Dnepr Group also includes companies which provide customers and partners with insurance, consulting and educational services. Volga-Dnepr Moscow LLC acts as the managing company and is in charge of strategic management of all structural units within the Group.
Volga-Dnepr pursues the strategy of leadership which is built around promotion of the “Cargo Supermarket” concept and contemplates for mutually complementary use of the best Russian and Western transport aircraft. In its business initiatives and strategic development, the Group advocates for the principles of care for the future, high professionalism, client-centric approach, financial stability and transparency, safety and leadership.