MOSCOW, October 26. The airline ceased operations. Her work is stopped under the decision of Federal air transport Agency of the Russian Ministry of transport on cancellation of the certificate of the operator 26 of October 2015.
Aeroflot, under the operational control of which was the carrier, and possibly other airlines will continue to transport passengers “Transaero” till December 15. Aeroflot will also provide a refund for paid tickets with the departure date after December 15.
“At the moment of 1,925 million sold “Transaero” tickets issued on / before 15 December 2015, under operational control of “Aeroflot” transported 1,825 million people, representing 95% of the total number of tickets. Before December 15, left 241 to carry 100 passengers with booked tickets on the flights of “Transaero”, – have informed in a press-service “Aeroflot”.
“The fleet of the company will be engaged in the company – lessors, who are the owners of these aircraft”, – have informed in a press-service “Transaero”. As previously reported, the group of “Aeroflot” is ready to take into operation up to 34 planes “Transaero”. The fate of the other planes is not yet clear.
The group of “Aeroflot” is ready to take on the work of 6 thousand people from the staff of “Transaero”. With them has already begun the interview. On the website of the Federal air transport Agency posted a list of vacancies for displaced workers from the airline. In addition, together with the Department of labor and employment of Moscow city and the Department of social policy of the Moscow region established a special center for the promotion of new employment of workers “Transaero”.
The largest private airline Transaero, according to industry experts, in recent years the market has not adequately increased its fleet and passenger numbers. However, she has gained about 260 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 company has stopped sale of tickets. 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” since October 26. 56 international routes, the carrier agreed to transmit the group of “Aeroflot”. In mid-October, Sberbank submitted the claim about bankruptcy “Transaero”.