– The airline “Russia” has officially denied reports that it would Fund the flights of “VIM-Avia” from “Vnukovo”.
“This information is published in the newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing an anonymous source at an unnamed major airline, is untrue,” – said in the message carrier.
“Russia” – “daughter” of “Aeroflot” and the largest after the parent company air carrier in Russia, from 7.8 million passengers in January-August this year. The company is based in “Vnukovo”.
Earlier today it became known that regular flights confronted with insoluble financial problems of the carrier “WIM-Avia” will distribute seven airlines.
“Under the proposed conditions of representatives of the airlines, Ural airlines, i-Fly, Red Wings airlines, Nordstar, “Icarus”, “the North wind” and “Yakutia” has expressed readiness to carry passengers with tickets “VIM-Avia”, – stated in the message of Federal air transport Agency.
According to the head of the Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov, abroad – especially in Turkey – are almost 39 thousand passengers “VIM-Avia”. He noted that, according to Monday, the company sold more than 196 thousand tickets, most of them until the end of October 2017.
Yesterday in Rosaviation following the results of meeting operating activities “VIM-Avia” has declared that the owner of the carrier has no working capital or borrowed funds to continue the work on its own.