Androsov: “Transaero” has to be defined as to extinguish the debt before “Aeroflot”


MOSCOW, October 21. Aeroflot hopes that the new owners of “Transaero” will determine the method of repayment to the carrier, said the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aeroflot Kirill Androsov.

He explained that the cost of transportation of passengers, “Transaero”, which now carries out “Aeroflot” is presented in the form of loans. “How we going to repay this accounts payable – we do not know. I hope that the new owners will give us their point of view on this matter,” he said.

“Aeroflot” is ready to consider proposals for entry into the capital of “Transaero” from the new owners of the airline, said Androsov.

Answering the question whether “Aeroflot” the opportunity to become a co-shareholder, the “Transaero” in the acquisition of a controlling stake in carrier’s General Director of S7 airlines Vladislav Filev, head of the Board of Directors of Aeroflot said: “If the new owners turn to us with any proposal, we will consider it. While to us nobody addressed”.

As previously reported, General Director of S7 airlines Vladislav Filev on Tuesday night acquired “at least 51% of actions “Transaero” Alexander Pleshakov, who is the largest shareholder of the airline.