Source: Board of Directors “Transaero” can change Director

Source: Board of Directors “Transaero” can change Director

The new Director General could be the Deputy flight Director of “Aeroflot Russian airlines” Valery Zaitsev. The new CEO of the airline will vote in absentia.

MOSCOW, 22 Oct.Prime. The Board of Directors of “Transaero” at the meeting Thursday, which will be held in absentia voting, may adopt a decision to change the CEO of the airline, they can become a Deputy flight Director of the carrier, Valery Zaitsev, said the source familiar with materials to vote.

“Protege “Aeroflot” Dmitry Saprykin today can be replaced in the absentee voting. Candidate that is being discussed is the Deputy flight Director of “Aeroflot Russian airlines” Valery Zaitsev,” — said the source.

Previously, the creditors Committee Transaero airlines has written to the Chairman of the Board of Directors on the verge of bankruptcy of the carrier the Olga Pleshakova a letter of request to change of the General Director Dmitry Saprykin, appointed Aeroflot in September in preparation for the reorganization. Lenders propose to appoint to this position Alexander Burdin.

The letter was signed by the heads of the banks-creditors of “Transaero” — the absolute Bank, Novikombank, Minbank, ICD, International financial club, BFA Bank.

The plan for the transfer of 75% of actions “Transaero” state “Aeroflot” for the subsequent rehabilitation took off. Thereafter, the creditors and the authorities are considering the option of bankruptcy of the troubled airline. Alfa-Bank and Sberbank filed lawsuits in the courts for recognition of the company bankrupt. VTB on Tuesday announced the intention to sue a similar statement.

Total debt of the company together with the leasing liabilities amount to about 250 billion rubles. Financial debt of “Transaero” before VTB is 12 billion rubles, Gazprombank — 7.9 billion rubles, the Sberbank — 6 billion rubles. The largest lessors are VEB and VTB, who provided the aircraft, with 55 and 40 billion rubles. Leasing debt to Sberbank is not disclosed, however it is known that the company transferred six planes that cost more than 10 billion rubles.