Moscow. March 11. AviaPort
The Board of Directors of JSC "Aeroflot — Russian Airlines" has approved the transaction with JSC "VEB-Leasing" finance lease 10 aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100 in the full-specification made by the requirements of the air carrier, said the airline.
Liners should replace the previously obtained 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100 in a simplified specification (light). The transfer of new aircraft to be held from March 2013 to April 2014 Lease term — no more than 144 months for each aircraft.
As previously reported, in 2005, "Aeroflot" and CJSC "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" signed a contract for delivery of 30 SSJ-100 aircraft in the standard specifications (one-class configuration of 98 seats). Later, the airline decided to adjust the specification of the aircraft, including a portion of the layout, equipment, accessories and avionics composition. A number of changes requested by the carriers require additional study and to avoid the transfer of schedule deliveries began, the parties agreed that the first 10 of the 30 aircraft ordered will be delivered to the airline in the specification light, and subsequently replaced by the aircraft to the full contract specification.
The Board of Directors also decided to liquidate the company office in Vladivostok, and it was decided to maintain the company's branch there. As reported, the preservation of the branch considered appropriate as part of the creation of the Far Eastern airlines as part of the group of companies "Aeroflot".
It is reported that the company's plan for 2012 is made in almost all respects. Last year, the company used the services of 17,656,000 passengers, a 24.6% increase compared to 2011 Completed passenger in the amount of 50.53 billion passenger-kilometers (20.3%), transported 194 tons of cargo and mail (+ 20.8%). During 2012, according to preliminary data management accounting plan for key financial indicators also surpassed.
"Aeroflot" takes first place in the Russian airline in terms of passenger traffic. The airline in 2012 increased transportation of passengers by 24.6% — up to 17 million 656 thousand 152 people. The airline's fleet consists of two Boeing 777s, seven Boeing 767s, 22 Airbus A330, 21 Airbus A321, 44 Airbus A320, 15 Airbus A319, 6 Il-96-300, 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100, 3 MD-11 (F). The main shareholder of "Aeroflot" is the Russian state — 51.17%.