The General Director “Transaero” it is appointed Valery Zaitsev

MOSCOW, October 27. The Board of Directors of airline “Transaero” dismissed General Director Dmitry Saprykin and the appointment of Valery Zaitsev, says the company.

In addition, the company’s Board of Directors elected him in the composition of the Board of OJSC “AK “Transaero” and appointed him to the post of Chairman of the Board.

Until recently Zaitsev was the Deputy flight Director of the airline.

The situation around “Transaero”

On 26 October it was reported that the Director General of “Transaero” Dmitry Saprykin has declared intention to address in arbitration court with the statement for bankruptcy of airline.

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”. Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov said that the certificate is revoked “once and forever”.

In mid-October, Alfa-Bank and Sberbank filed lawsuits on bankruptcy “Transaero”. On October 27, it became known that the Gazprombank also intends to address in court with the statement for bankruptcy of airline.