Okulov: the international frequency of “Transaero” will be made on results of check


MOSCOW, October 20. The decision on the allocation of international frequencies “Transaero” will not be accepted earlier stock verification of the carrier’s Federal air transport Agency.

About it has informed journalists on the sidelines of the forum “Wings of Russia” Deputy transport Minister Valery Okulov.

“Last week I warned of the interdepartmental Commission of the Ministry of transport that they were willing to participate. We reserved a day last week and this week. Everything will depend on what decision will accept Agency for audit,” he said.

According to Okulov, most importantly, to avoid interruption in the air traffic.

If the Agency makes a decision that revoked the air operator certificate, then the next day “Transaero” to fly they cannot, and “to put certain”, he said.

“We have commercial rights to this no one gave. There is no one to fly instead of “Transaero”, – said the Deputy Minister.

The issue of international routes

Aeroflot last week has addressed in Rosaviation with the request to secure for them rights on international routes “Transaero” has informed earlier 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.

Earlier it was reported that competitors “Aeroflot” while proposed routes only on domestic routes.

Meanwhile, the airline UTair has also filed an application to the interdepartmental Commission under the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation for international flights “Transaero” in the CIS countries, said CEO of the carrier Andrey Martirosov.

“Our bid in for international flights “Transaero” very modest, on several routes. This is the CIS”, – said Martirosov.

As previously reported, applications for the commercial rights of “Transaero” in the interdepartmental Commission of the Ministry of transport gave competitors “Aeroflot” S7 airlines and “Ural airlines”. The Red Wings airline is considering filing.

UTair supports the position that “Aeroflot” should receive a significant portion of the commercial rights Transaero airlines international routes, as assumed basic costs for transportation of its passengers.

“We support the position that “Aeroflot” has assumed most of the costs for passengers “Transaero”, and therefore eligible for a significant number of international routes “Transaero”, – said Martirosov.

The bankruptcy of the airline

The decision on bankruptcy “Transaero”, the accumulated 250 billion debt and 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. According to the results in early October, check “Transaero” the Commission of Federal air transport Agency has proposed to suspend the operator’s certificate. However, the draft act, the Commission is still not approved by the leadership of the Federal air transport Agency.