Instead of the planned loss of 1.5 trillion rubles, the airline “Victory” in the first year of operation came to a small profit in accordance with RAS, “Vedomosti” reports with reference to top managers of two companies from the aviation industry, who spoke about this from the words of the Director General of the company Andrey Kalmykov. The press service of “Aeroflot”, clarifies the issue, confirmed the information about the profit.
The interlocutor of the edition told that the company had received 37 million rubles of net profit by the end of 2015 with revenue of about 11 billion rubles. Another source reported that in 2015 the company was to receive loss at 1.5 trillion rubles.
A source close to Aeroflot told about the methods of increasing the efficiency of business, which are used in “Win”. “Aircraft “Victory” (in the Park 12 new Boeing 737) operate extra hard: in the air they spend 14 hours a day. This gives low operating cost per hour of flight. The company was seriously saving on fuel: for example, was cleared of unnecessary equipment (the oven to heat up food, truck, etc.), airplanes are lighter by 1.5 tons each, which reduced the cost per flight hour by about 380 rubles, was developed in conjunction with technology Boeing taxiing on one engine saves 100 kg of fuel on every flight,” he explained.
According to another interlocutor of the newspaper, due to savings on staff per employee “Victory” had 5000 passengers, while the world average is 1,000 passengers per employee.
The first flight of the aircraft of the airline “Victory” made on 1 December 2014. Initially, the airline flew only domestic routes, including in the Belgorod, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Tyumen, Sochi. Later came low-cost international calls.