“Aeroflot” will examine options to enter the capital of Transaero

“Aeroflot” will examine options to enter the capital of Transaero


The carrier is only willing to consider the proposals of the new owners of “Transaero” about the repayment of the debt. Media reported earlier on possible participation of “Aeroflot” in the capital of the company, on the verge of bankruptcy. The sum of debts of “Transaero” is estimated at 250 billion rubles.

MOSCOW, 21 Oct. “Aeroflot” will not consider proposals for entry into the capital of “Transaero” from the new owners of the airline or its shareholders, the message “Aeroflot”.

Earlier in mass media appeared information about the possible occurrence of “Aeroflot” in the capital “Transaero”. “Aeroflot” reports that this information is untrue.

“The company will not consider proposals for entry into the capital of “Transaero” from the new owners of the airline or its shareholders”, — stated in the message.

The airline adds that “Aeroflot” is ready to consider proposals of the new owners of “Transaero” about the repayment of the debt.

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”.