Russia’s Atran Airlines, an air express subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr Group, took delivery of its first Boeing 737-800BCF March 20, becoming the first operator of the type in the country. Atran leased two 737-800BCFs from GE Aviation Capital (GECAS) in October 2018. The aircraft has already operated its first flight from Moscow Vnukovo to Norilsk (a city in Krasnoyarsk Krai above the Arctic Circle) and Yakutsk in the Far East of Russia, carrying consumer goods, including perishables, ...

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