“Mail of Russia” will own the aircraft Tu-204

In the summer of 2016 “Mail of Russia” will launch its first own trunk transport aircraft, it will be Russian Tu-204. Two such Board will begin work this summer, said the head of the Ministry of communications Nikolay Nikiforov during a speech in the state Duma. Now “Mail of Russia” already works Park small aircraft, but private aircraft it has not yet delivered the parcel.

Mail can get two cargo aircraft Tu-204 Cargo, which previously belonged to “Transaero”, gave the Agency RNS. The state-owned company was negotiating to supply these vessels with the leasing company “Ilyushin Finans Ko”, reported the publication. Nikiforov did not rule out that the Mail will get the planes from this company. The representative of “Mail of Russia” has refused from further comments.

That “Mail of Russia” in 2016 is going to take in leasing two planes, in April 2016, the General Director of the enterprise Dmitry Strashnov. “We’re talking about two aircraft cargo modification of the Tu-204”, — he noted. At the end of the year, if “Mail of Russia” considers that the decision makes economic sense, there is a financial return and improving the quality of services, the company “will be the subject to develop,” said Strashnov. The desire to “Email” to carry the goods on their own boards instead of Luggage compartments of passenger aircraft in March said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, reports “Kommersant”.

The company has posted on its website a “message of interest” in the purchase of the two truck sides. In accordance with the technical specifications for their supply planes should be designed for not less than 30 tons loaded, and date of issue should not be before 2010.

Nikiforov said that in 2015, the Mail was delivered to 128 million parcels, which “has successfully processed the company without delay.” According to him, this is the results of the reforms, development of logistics infrastructure of the enterprise. “Mail” is building a network of regional logistics centers, she recently opened a large logistics centre at Vnukovo, the Minister said.

In 2015, the mail order business was the fastest growing for “Mail of Russia”: the income from it increased by 19%, while revenues from the mail business (delivery of letters and accounts) increased by 4%, from financial services (remittances, pensions, payments) — 2%. During the year the revenues of state-owned companies grew by 6%, to 148.9 billion rubles., net profit increased by 28% and reached 1.6 billion rubles.