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Russian firm escalates dispute with Canada over seized cargo plane

Volga-Dnepr Airlines served notice Monday of its intent to initiate a formal dispute with the Canadian government over Ottawa's seizure of an Antonov-124 cargo plane that's been parked at Pearson airport ever since Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine 18 months ago. ( More...

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david fairchild 4
actions---reactions. Tough. Get out of Ukraine and pay restitution for all the damage.

Highflyer1950 -2
Simple pay up or lose it. Not hard to figure out?
Greg Kusiak 2
I believe the new owner will inherit the parking fees in addition to the airframe. That’ll probably make it cost prohibitive to return to flight, so it’s more likely to get parted out than to fly away after sitting so long.

It’s a gargantuan legal mess. And will remain so for some time yet.


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