VTB plans to participate in the meeting with the new leadership of “Transaero”

MOSCOW, October 29. VTB plans to participate in the meeting with the new leadership of “Transaero”, the press service of the Bank.

“We received an invitation and plan to participate in this meeting”, – have informed in a press-service VTB.

New General Director “Transaero airlines” Valery Zaitsev was invited by the creditor banks to a meeting to discuss prospects of mutual relations and cooperation, said the letter, which is available. It is expected that in the meeting with creditor banks will attend the new shareholder of airline “Transaero” Vladislav Filev, the owner of airline “Siberia”.

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.

Former majority owners of Transaero family Pleskovich was going to sell his stake primary owners of other carrier – S7 – family Filewich. Thus Fileva noted that the airline has to manage people, able to ensure the safety of flights. However, the transaction for sale of shares was not completed.

In the government October 1, it was decided on bankruptcy of the carrier Transaero. The airline ceased operating on 26 October. Aeroflot, under the operational control of which was “Transaero”, and possibly other airlines will continue to transport passengers until 15 December. Aeroflot will also provide a refund for paid tickets with the departure date after December 15.

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”. October 27 it became known that the Gazprombank also intends to address in court with the statement for bankruptcy of airline.