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ATRAN, LLC
ООО «АТРАН»
Atran cargo airlines logo.jpg
IATA
V8
ICAO
VAS
Callsign
ATRAN
Founded 1990
Hubs Domodedovo International Airport
Destinations
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Key people Roman Romanovch Krishtal (General Director)[1]
Website http://www.atran.ru

ATRAN, LLC (Russian: ООО «АТРАН») is a cargo airline based in Moscow, Russia. It operates cargo charters in Europe, Russia and the CIS. Its main base is Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow.[1]

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History

The airline was established and started operations in 1942 as an Aeroflot agency, with the name Moscow Aviation Enterprise. The original function of the airline was to deliver spare parts for aircraft. In 1962 the airline had started operations of heavy freigters, and by the 1980 had a fleet of 29 covering the entire Soviet Union and changing its name to Transport Aviation.

In 1990 the company was created as the first independent airline in the Soviet Union and at the same time changing its name to Aviatrans. It became a private public limited liability company in 1993. The present name has been in use since January 1997. It is owned by its employees (73%), the state of Russia (25%) and public holdings (2%).[2]

Incidents and accidents

On 29 July 2007, an ATRAN Antonov An-12, registration RA-93912, crashed 4km from Domodedovo International Airport after taking off on a flight on the route Moscow-Omsk-Bratsk, killing 7 crew members.[3]

Fleet

As of August 2007, the ATRAN fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4]

  • 4 Antonov An-12 - 1 airframe is inactive and store at Domodedovo Airport
  • 1 Antonov An-26 - inactive and stored at Domodedovo Airport
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Previously operated

ATRAN has previously operated the following aircraft types:[4]

External links

References

  1. ^ a b (Russian) Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Airline Reference, Vol. 1, Russian Federation, 1 June 2007, p. 99
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International: p. 80. 2007-04-03.  
  3. ^ "При взлете из Домодедово разбился Ан-12 - погибли семь человек" (in Russian). Newsru.com. 29 July 2007. http://www.newsru.com/russia/29jul2007/sem.html. Retrieved 2007-07-29.  
  4. ^ a b Aerotransport.org ATRAN fleet details

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