On 29 October 1997, Boeing 747-481 (D) s/n 28282 l/n 1133 JA-401A flew first. On 13 November 1997, the airliner was delivered as JA-401A to ANA - All Nippon Airways.
On 1 May 2008, the Boeing 747D JA-401A was withdrawn from service by ANA. On 23 July 2008, the Boeing was sold to ICBC leasing and converted to the Boeing 747-481 (BDSF)
freighter configuration. On 23 October 2008, the aircraft was registered N483YR in the USA with WFBN Wells Fargo Bank Northwest. On 17 March 2009, registration N483YR
was cancelled as exported to China Peoples Republic. The same day, the Boeing was registered B-2435 in China with Yangtze River Express. On 17 July 2017, the B-2435
was transferred to Suparna Airlines. On 29 May 2019, the cargo aircraft was withdrawn from use and stored at Shanghai Pudong Airport.
On 17 January 2017,
Boeing 747-481(BDSF) B-2435 came in at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in service with Yangtze River Express. The cargoliner was seen on its way to one of the cargo platforms.