Rosaviatsia, the avoidance of risks for Russian tourists, encouraged the participants of the tourist market to immediately cease the sale of tickets of “Transaero” in the tourist packages.
MOSCOW, 14 Oct. Federal Agency for tourism of Russia calls on tour operators to stop selling tickets are in the difficult financial situation of airlines “Transaero”, is spoken in the message of Department.
“We remind you that October 1, 2015, the Federal air transport Agency sent “Transaero” notice of termination of sale of tickets for regular flights of the airline. In order to avoid risks for Russian tourists and in accordance with the request of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s appeal to the participants of the tourist market to immediately cease the sale of tickets of “Transaero” in the tourist packages”, — the message says.
Putin on 13 October stated that we need to stop selling tickets of “Transaero” in the packages of tour operators, adding that those who will continue to do so, will assume all associated risks. A few hours after that Executive Director of the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) Maya Lomidze has informed that the Russian tour operators have stopped selling travel packages with tickets for the flights of “Transaero” flights from the end of October, and sales on the airline’s regular flights at all.
“In the current situation the implementation of services of tour operators without solid guarantees of the technical possibilities of their execution may lead to mass violations of the rights of consumers and resonant conflicts of airline, tour operators and clients. The participants of the tourist market who sell unsecured services, will be responsible in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation”, — stated in the message of the Federal tourism Agency.