By “Aeroflot” transported nearly 95 % of passengers “Transaero”


MOSCOW, October 25. By “Aeroflot” transported 94.8% of passengers of airline “Transaero”, is suspending their operations at 00:00 on October 26, reported the press service of “Aeroflot”.

“Transportation of passengers of airline “Transaero” will be implemented by the airlines of Aeroflot group and if necessary other airlines. For smooth transportation of passengers “Transaero” “Aeroflot” has the necessary production facilities” – said in a press release. So, from 1,925 million sold “Transaero” tickets issued on / before 15 December 2015, under the operational management of Aeroflot has already transported 1,825 million people, representing 94,8% of the total number of tickets, the report States.

The press service noted that booked the tickets for the flights of “Transaero” to 15 December there were 100 241 passenger.

The revocation of the license of “Transaero”

On October 23 Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov reported that the license of the airline “Transaero” is cancelled once and for all.

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“Some forces want to fish in troubled waters, as we say. Say – “let’s return to the situation two months ago” – but this plane will not fly and will not fly ever. Because the license expires, is canceled once and for all. It isn’t suspended, she canceled,” he said.

Causes of bankruptcy of the airline

The airline “Transaero”, which, according to industry experts, too rapidly expanded in recent years, the fleet and passenger traffic, has accumulated more than 250 billion debt. In early September the company was placed under operational control of “Aeroflot”. On 1 October the government decided on bankruptcy of the carrier. The Federal air transport Agency on the results of the inspection of Transaero airlines, despite the desire of the co-owner Vladislav Fileva, S7 Group to buy a controlling stake in the company, decided to revoke the certificate of the operator “Transaero” on October 26.