|Founded||1942 (as Moscow Aviation Enterprise)|
|Hubs||Domodedovo International Airport|
|Parent company||Volga-Dnepr Group |
|Key people||Roman Romanovch Krishtal (General Director)|
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%).
As of December 2018, the Atran fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 20.3 years:
Atran has previously operated the following aircraft types:
Incidents and accidents
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.
- Atran official website (Russian)
- "Cargo plane crashes near Moscow's Domodedovo Airport" video report from Russia Today
- http://www.stattimes.com/breaking-news-details.aspx?catid=10&bnid=4593[permanent dead link]
- (in Russian) Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Airline Reference, Vol. 1, Russian Federation, 1 June 2007, p. 99
- "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 80.
- Atran fleet
- При взлете из Домодедово разбился Ан-12 - погибли семь человек (in Russian). Newsru.com. 29 July 2007. Retrieved 29 July 2007.
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