The FAS called the bankruptcy “Transaero” the only possible option


Moscow. October 16. For Transaero, only the bankruptcy, stated the head of FAS Igor Artemyev in the framework of the conference of the newspaper “Vedomosti”.

“We understand, now understand that there is no carrier on the basis of “Transaero” will not be created”, – he said.

According to Artemyev, “Aeroflot” has officially announced that, because of a failure to consolidate the required package “Transaero”, the acquisition of this airline will not be held. “We understand that in this situation, only a bankruptcy, and I think this decision”, – stated the head of FAS.

He stressed that “Aeroflot” should receive all international routes “Transaero”. “We are now this question (about how much and what areas can be transferred to “Aeroflot”) are discussing. I hesitate to say what happens. But I can say for sure that “Aeroflot” should receive all, and he will not receive for sure, we will not allow this to be done,” said the head of the Antimonopoly authority.

Buy “Aeroflot” its competitor, faced with intractable financial problems, was originally the base case scenario, but in the end, the deal fell apart, and now the most likely scenario is the bankruptcy of “Transaero”.

Alfa-Bank and Sberbank have already submitted a notice of intention to apply to the arbitration court on the recognition of “Transaero” bankrupt, VTB also announced the intention to prepare the claim about a recognition the company bankrupt.