MOSCOW, October 20. The Ministry of transport may delegate to the Association of air transport operators (air transport operators Association) function for the distribution of international routes. This was reported by a source familiar with the situation.
“This possibility has been discussed on the Board of the Ministry of transport on September 24 with the participation of Deputy Minister of transport Valery Okulov,” he said.
Earlier within the aviation forum “Wings of Russia” the Deputy Minister of transport Valery Okulov has informed that the Ministry of transport proposes to study the mechanism of the self-regulatory organization in respect of the Russian air transport operators Association. “We are interested to increase the authority and importance of the Russian air transport operators Association. Together we will define which functions of the regulator to transfer the Russian air transport operators Association, to increase the powers of Association”, – he said.