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Clement Charpentreau

Antonov An-225 Mriya returns to service after month-long checkup

After returning to base for a routine checkup of its six engines that lasted for a month, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, the world’s largest operating aircraft, is finally back into the skies. Its first mission is taking it to Bangor International Airport (BGR), United States....


Clement Charpentreau

Antonov An-225 Mriya returns home for engine check-up

The Antonov An-225 Mriya, the world’s largest operating aircraft, returned to base after two months of an intensive flight campaign dedicated to the coronavirus COVID-19 relief effort....


AeroTime Team

Bomb threat prompts Anchorage Airport temporary closure

Anchorage Airport, currently claiming to be the world’s busiest airport, has reopened for incoming flights after a security incident on May 2, 2020. A cargo flight, bound to Asia, diverted to the airport because of a bomb threat, earlier in the day....


Clement Charpentreau

Antonov An-225 Mriya breaks two records in one week

Antonov An-225 Mriya, the largest aircraft in the world, had a busy week participating in the coronavirus outbreak relief effort. Along the way, the super-sized transporter seemingly broke the record for cargo volume transported by air twice....


Clement Charpentreau

World’s largest plane Antonov An-225 joins fight against Covid-19

The Antonov An-225 Mriya, the world's largest plane, started participating in the coronavirus crisis effort. The giant completed its first commercial flight between Tianjin, China, and Warsaw, Poland, transporting medical equipment, including 7 million masks....


AeroTime Team

Antonov An 225 Mriya spotted soaring skies

Antonov An-225 Mriya, generally considered the largest aircraft in the world, was spotted soaring the skies over Ukraine on March 25, 2020. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius

OTD in 1988: Antonov An-225 Mriya lifts off for the first time

On this day in 1988, the largest commercial aircraft, the Antonov An-225 took off for the first time for a test flight. We look back at that day and some history of the six-engine aircraft....