Falcons: air operator certificate “Transaero” will be cancelled from 26 October


MOSCOW, October 21. Air operator certificate of airline “Transaero” will be cancelled from October 26. This was announced by Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov on the TV channel “Russia 1”.

“This morning, signed an order for revocation of the air operator certificate of airline “Transaero” on the 26th of October this year,” said Sokolov.

On 20 October, the Federal air transport Agency has completed its review of the airline “Transaero”, the experts signed the act that further activity of the airline is impossible, the Minister added.

The decision on bankruptcy “Transaero”, the accumulated 250 billion debt and under the operational management of “Aeroflot”, adopted at the governmental meeting with the participation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on October 1. The carrier has closed the sale of tickets. Airline tickets (round-trip) for transportation originating before December 15, and ending after 15 December will be cancelled.

Transaero serves about 200 flights a day. Daily air carrier announces plans to cancel flights on the day ahead. Cancellation of flights is connected with the current situation in the company. Passengers “Transaero” will be accepted until 15 December 2015 flights Transaero, Aeroflot group other Russian carriers.