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 their acknowledgment 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 continues 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.