An-225 Mriya begins a series of flights to fight the coronavirus – WITH LIVE VIDEO OF THE LANDING

The AN-225 Mriya is heading back from China to Europe. First stop will be Warsaw:


From the Antonov Company’s community page:

On April 11, 2020, the world’s largest transport aircraft AN-225 Mriya departed from the Kyiv-Antonov-2 International Airport for the first commercial flight after maintenance and upgrading. AN-225 is involved in the transportation of humanitarian aid, medical equipment to fight the coranovirus from China to European countries.

AN-225 will become the sixth aircraft of Antonov Airlines, airlift subdivision of ANTONOV Company involved in missions on transportation of vital cargoes against COVID-19. Partialy the missions performed by five AN-124-100 Ruslans are made within the SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution) program in the interest of NATO and EU

11.04.2020 – 14:33 Eastern European time on its way to China:

Main photo @ Petr Beran