Dvorkovich called the amount «Aeroflot» can allocate for «VIM-Avia»

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«Aeroflot» may be allocated to support «VIM-Avia» with a maximum of 1.8 billion rubles may need and a smaller amount, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

Earlier this week in a statement on the government website stated that «Aeroflot» will allocate funds to Finance the activities of the troubled airline «VIM-Avia». Money transfer will be made at the written request of the Federal air transport Agency, to compensate them «Aeroflot» at the expense of the settlements with the industry. The amount was not formally called.

«Maximum (Directive on the amount that «Aeroflot» can allocate «VIM-Avia» — ed.) there. Approximately (1.8 billion — ed.) but this is the maximum, probably less necessary,» said Dvorkovich.

«You have to understand that he («Aeroflot» — ed.) still have the money paid to the budget, so to speak. So it’s not the money that Aeroflot would have left, it is not a charitable support. We just decided what to use the tools is more important than any other goal,» he explained.

The situation with the flight «VIM-Avia» has escalated over the weekend. The airline on September 25 officially admitted that it did not have the Finance to continue the work and cease to operate charters. Transporting passengers under the control of the Ministry of transport and the Federal air transport Agency has joined other airlines. The transportation of passengers by scheduled flights «VIM-Avia» will be on October 15.