MOSCOW, October 14. Aeroflot claims to be 57 of the 92 directions of airline “Transaero”. About this informed the General Director of “Aeroflot” Vitaly Savelyev in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24”.
According to him, “Aeroflot” will not seek public assistance because of “Transaero”.
“We clearly understand that money is not in the budget. No in case of bankruptcy of airlines (“Transaero” – approx. ed.), no money on any warranty. And we do not claim and do not put the question”, – he said.
As stated yesterday the Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov, “Aeroflot” can’t pretend in all directions from those that flew the airline “Transaero”. According to him, in terms of international lines of air transportation is limited by international agreements, and here the Ministry of transport and the Federal air transport Agency will act as regulator. The Minister noted that the proportion of “Aeroflot” the Russian airline market will not exceed 50%.
As previously reported, “Aeroflot” has addressed in Rosaviation with the request to secure for them rights on international routes “Transaero”. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the airport “Vnukovo” and the minority shareholder of “Transaero” – Vitaly Vantsev assumed that the international aspects of “Transaero” and part of his fleet, probably get another “daughter” of “Aeroflot” airline “Russia”.
Savelyev in an interview to “Kommersant” has not excluded the rights to international routes “Transaero”.
The transfer of “Aeroflot” individual assignments routes Transaero will be the only logical decision to continue flying in these areas, said Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aeroflot Kirill Androsov.
Meanwhile today applications for traffic rights the airline’s inter-Ministerial Commission of the Ministry of transport gave competitors “Aeroflot” – S7 airlines, Ural airlines, UTair. The Red Wings airline is considering filing.
The decision on bankruptcy of airline “Transaero”, the accumulated 250 billion debt and are now under the operational management of “Aeroflot” was adopted at the governmental meeting with the participation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on October 1. The carrier has closed the sale of tickets. The results last week check “Transaero” the Commission of Federal air transport Agency has proposed to suspend the air operator certificate. However, the draft act, the Commission is still not approved by the leadership of the Federal air transport Agency.