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ATRAN Airlines becomes the winner of the Eurasian aviation marketing award 2021


ATRAN Airlines, the express carrier within Volga-Dnepr Group, has received the first prize during the Eurasian aviation marketing awards. The official ceremony took place on September 22 as part of the Network Eurasian Route Development Forum held in Moscow.

The company was chosen among other candidates based on the results of the commercial performance and effectiveness across objective scoring of measurable aspects for 2021.

Vitaliy Andreev, General Director of ATRAN Airlines, highlights: ‘We are honoured to be standing here in person and accepting the prize in an offline format. We would like to thank the organizers and the expert jury for acknowledgement of our performance and efforts. The pandemic keeps on introducing new challenges and changes into our life and work although the last 18 months have shown the importance of the air cargo sector which continue delivering vital cargo and supporting uninterrupted supply chains. For the first six months of 2021 ATRAN has transported almost 24,000 tons of cargo — a 50% surge YOY and we are aimed at further enhancement of our services with the provision of effective logistics solution together with other carriers of Volga-Dnepr Group’.

In 2021, ATRAN goes ahead with the fleet renewal strategy deploying two additional Boeing 737-800BCF. The company reestablished scheduled connections between cities of China, Russia and Europe for timely delivery of e-commerce goods amid the growing volumes of international cross border trade. In addition, thanks to the Cargo Supermarket concept of Volga-Dnepr Group ATRAN’s customers have access to a unique fleet of freighters — An-124-100/150, Il-76TD-90VD, Boeing 747F and Boeing 777F.

About ATRAN Airline

ATRAN Airline (ATRAN LLC) was founded in 1942 and is one of the oldest Russian air carriers. Since 2011, it has been part of the Volga-Dnepr Group of Companies..

ATRAN Airline provides scheduled express flight services onboard its up-to-date fleet of freighters consisting of Boeing 737-400SF and Boeing 737-800BCF. All the flights are operated in line with the current network and strict schedule, which enables the carrier to deliver cargo quickly and efficiently. Along with scheduled cargo operations, ATRAN offers its customers various cargo transportation services covering charter flights thus complementing the ‘Cargo supermarket’ concept within the Volga-Dnepr Group. Together with other carriers within the Group ATRAN Airlines offers logistics services, ranging from multimodal transportation schemes, design, manufacture and lease of special loading equipment, technical solutions for cargo handling and up to document processing.