Rosaviatsia will create a working group on leasing planes “Transaero”


MOSCOW, 21 Oct. Rosaviatsia will create a special working group with participation of banks lessors and airlines on issues with the leasing of the aircraft, “Transaero”, said the head of Federal air transport Agency Alexander Neradko.

According to him, management “Transaero” has informed the Agency that some aircraft are in deleteprogram condition, and some of them have units and engines that do not meet the terms of the lease.

“To effectively address this issues, the Federal air transport Agency will set up a special working group with participation of representatives of banks leasing companies and airlines,” — said Neradko at a briefing on Wednesday.

Transaero airlines has been unable to service debts, which form together with the leasing obligations of about 250 billion rubles. Sale of tickets is stopped and passengers are transported group airlines “Aeroflot” and other carriers. Air operator certificate “Transaero” will be revoked on October 26. On Tuesday evening it became known that the group shareholder of S7 airlines Vladislav Filev has signed an agreement to purchase not less than 51% of actions “Transaero”.