|Ceased operations||February 5, 2008 |
|Hubs||Koltsovo International Airport|
CJSC, Aviaprad (Russian: ЗАО «Авиапрад») was an airline based in Yekaterinburg, Russia. It operated domestic and international cargo charters from Yekaterinburg to destinations within the CIS, Western Europe, China and the United Arab Emirates. Its main base was Koltsovo International Airport, Yekaterinburg.
The airline was established in 1996 . It is wholly owned by Ural Civil Aviation Works. On November 9, 2006 services started between Yekaterinburg and Moscow using a newly acquired Boeing 757-200 wet leased from VIM Airlines. More aircraft later joined the fleet and more destination were added.
But in February 2008 all bookings were suddenly suspended with the flights transferred to other airlines. Despite still being an officially registered company, all operations were ceased. The employees were laid off and the aircraft returned to the lessors or offered for sale.
By the end of 2007 the company served the following destinations:
- United Arab Emirates
The Aviaprad fleet consisted of the following aircraft (in June 2007):
- 2 Boeing 737-500
- 4 Yakovlev Yak-42 (All leased to Saratov Airlines)
- 2 Antonov An-28 (code shared with "Region-Avia")
- 2 Tupolev Tu-154M (All leased to VIM Airlines)
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