Sberbank is also beginning to withdraw leasing the planes of “Transaero”

Sberbank is also beginning to withdraw leasing the planes of “Transaero”


LONDON, 22 Oct. Sberbank and VTB, begins to withdraw leasing the planes “Transaero”, said the first Deputy Chairman of Sberbank Maxim Poletayev.

Earlier Thursday, first Deputy President — Chairman of the Board VTB Vasily Titov has declared that the Bank withdraws from Transaero airlines of leasing aircraft.

“At “Transaero” — we start to remove the boards in the next few days we’ll take a sides of “Transaero”, — said Poletaev. — “We started this process.”

Transaero airlines has been unable to service debts, which form together with the leasing obligations of about 250 billion rubles. Her tickets aren’t sold, but flying the airlines is prohibited from October 26. Passengers transported by the airlines of Aeroflot group, and others. On Tuesday evening it became known that the group shareholder of S7 airlines Filev has signed an agreement to purchase not less than 51% of actions “Transaero”.