A Moscow court confirmed the penalty to the loukoster “Victory” for the lack of information about the baggage

A Moscow court confirmed the penalty to the loukoster “Victory” for the lack of information about the baggage


YEKATERINBURG, November 30. The Moscow arbitration court dismissed the claim of the low-cost airline “Victory” (“daughter” of “Aeroflot”) , which challenged the order of the Tyumen Rospotrebnadzor regarding hand baggage rules. About TASS reported in the court.

In the case stated that the CPS during the inspection found that the airline “Victory” is not brought to the consumer information regarding the free baggage allowance in the cabin, thus violating the requirements of the legislation. The court did not find grounds for exempting the company from liability, as it is, in the opinion of the court, has not taken all measures depending on it on observance of requirements of the legislation.

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The airline “Victory” was obliged to explain the terms of the hand baggage in the airplane

Earlier the Arbitration court of Tyumen region has confirmed issued the loukoster “Victory” order of the Ministry, according to which the carrier shall prescribe the conditions of transportation of hand Luggage on the plane so that it is eliminated their dual interpretation. Head of the Department of consumer protection Department of Rospotrebnadzor in the Tyumen region Natalia Sokolova explained that the office had not banned the airline “Victory” to charge extra for hand Luggage (about it wrote earlier, many of the media – note). “We can’t deny, we can’t interfere in the economic activity of the enterprise,” she said. As explained companion Agency, we are talking about what the airlines need to adequately prescribe the conditions for hand baggage. In the order of the Agency noted that the airline needs “to bring to consumers before the contract the necessary information about the conditions of baggage contained in paragraphs of the rules that exclude ambiguous interpretation of their contents”.

“Victory” has started selling tickets in November 2014. By the end of 2015 is expected to transport about 3 million passengers. By 2018, the carrier fleet will increase to 40 aircraft and transportation will reach 10 million per year, which will allow the company to enter the top five largest Russian airlines. Now in the Park of the carrier 12 Boeing 737-800 aircraft.