ATRAN

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Atran, LLC
ООО «Атран»
Atran cargo airlines logo.jpg
IATA
V8
ICAO
VAS
Callsign
ATRAN
Founded 1942 (as Moscow Aviation Enterprise)
Hubs Domodedovo International Airport
Fleet size 5
Parent company Volga Dnepr Group [1]
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Key people Roman Romanovch Krishtal (General Director)[2]
Website http://www.atran.ru
Atran Antonov An-12 at Malmö Airport
Atran Antonov An-12, Moscow, 2004

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.[2]

History[edit]

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 freighters, 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%).[3]

Fleet[edit]

As of July 2012, the Atran fleet consists of the following aircraft:

Atran fleet [4]
Aircraft Total Orders Notes
Antonov An-12
3
Boeing 737-400SF
2

Previously operated[edit]

Atran has previously operated the following aircraft types:

Atran fleet history[4]
Aircraft Introduced Retired
Lisunov Li-2
1942
1975
Polikarpov Po-2
1942
1957
Douglas C-47
1943
1954
Ilyushin Il-14
1962
1988
Antonov An-2
1973
1975
Antonov An-8
1969
1991
Antonov An-12
1970
Antonov An-26
1978
Ilyushin IL-76T
1984
Antonov An-32
1988
1998
Ilyushin IL-76TD
1991

Incidents and accidents[edit]

On 29 July 2007, an Atran Antonov An-12, registration RA-93912, crashed 4 km from Domodedovo International Airport after taking off on a flight on the route Moscow-Omsk-Bratsk, killing 7 crew members.[5]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.stattimes.com/breaking-news-details.aspx?catid=10&bnid=4593
  2. ^ a b (Russian) Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Airline Reference, Vol. 1, Russian Federation, 1 June 2007, p. 99
  3. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 80. 
  4. ^ a b Atran fleet
  5. ^ При взлете из Домодедово разбился Ан-12 - погибли семь человек (in Russian). Newsru.com. 29 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-29.