“Aeroflot” has asked the Federal air transport Agency to give him international routes “Transaero”


MOSCOW, October 9. “Aeroflot” this week has addressed in Rosaviation with the request to secure for them rights on international routes “Transaero”. This was reported by a source familiar with the discussion and sent a letter to the Agency. Aeroflot declined to comment on this information. In a press-service of Rosaviatsiya reported that while similar treatment in the office had not received.

“This week “Aeroflot” has addressed in Rosaviation on the question of providing for them rights on international routes “Transaero” under its operational control. Whether this decision was made on the admissions Committee or not, is not clear yet”, – said the Agency interlocutor.

However, reported that competitors “Aeroflot” while proposed routes only on domestic routes. Such information is contained in the letter (is available) on behalf of the Deputy head of the Department Alexander Redko airlines (a particular company in the letter is not specified).

Routes Of Transaero

Earlier, a source in aviation circles has informed that “Aeroflot” was going to transport all passengers “Transaero” on their own, to then get all his rights on international routes. But to passengers of Transaero airlines joined other airlines, including S7, UTair, “Ural airlines”. Although it is still not clear what premium the airline will receive assistance in the transportation of passengers.

International destinations “Transaero” and part of his fleet, probably get another “daughter” of “Aeroflot” airline “Russia”. About this earlier said the owner of 4,5% of actions “Transaero”, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vnukovo airport Vitaly Vantsev. He believes this option is logical, as “Aeroflot” carries the brunt of the situation.

Earlier, the head of UTair Andrey Martirosov has expressed hope that the FAS and the Ministry of transportation does not reconcile the receipt of “Aeroflot” all rights “Transaero airlines” for international transportation.

The head of FAS Igor Artemyev at the investment forum in Sochi reported that the Agency offers in case of departure “Transaero” from the market to transfer the airline’s route network “Aeroflot”, but to access these routes for other carriers. He noted that in the case of a transfer route network “Aeroflot” “the structure of the market will be a little bit unhealthy”. However, the Minister did not elaborate then, on domestic or international routes in the position of the FAS.