Rosaviatsia reported why «VIM-Avia» can not pay debts under the salary

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in fotosensasi at Domodedovo airport, where there was cancellation of flights of airline VIM-Avia. Archival photoRosaviatsia reported why «VIM-Avia» can not pay debts under the salary© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

The airline «VIM-Avia» can not pay the salary arrears due to the tax debt, according to the website of the Federal air transport Agency following the meeting of the operational headquarters to resolve the situation with the airline. The Agency proposes to conduct an interagency meeting for the temporary relief of accounts «VIM-Avia».

Earlier, on December 12, the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation instructed the Federal air transport Agency to take urgent measures on repayment of arrears of wages to employees of the airline «VIM-Avia».

According to General Director of «VIM-Avia» Vyacheslav Kononenko, the remaining debt of the airline on a salary for the period from July to December is 443,5 million roubles. Meanwhile, the company can’t use into its account of means because of debts owed to FNS, which can be up to 500 million rubles.

«Today, all monies received on account of VIM-Avia, are automatically blocked and routed to the repayment of debts to the fiscal authorities. Thus, completely blocked the work of the company for repayment of salary debts», — stated in the message.

«The Federal air transport Agency supports the holding of an inter-Ministerial meeting for making a decision on a temporary removal of locks of the tax authorities and the use received on account of «VIM-Avia» of funds earmarked exclusively for the repayment of debts on a salary», — noted in Rosaviation.

«VIM-Avia» in October of this year, ceased operations due to financial problems. Its accounts payable, according to Rosaviation, is about 10 billion rubles. The air operator certificate of the carrier is suspended.Rosaviatsia reported why «VIM-Avia» can not pay debts under the salary© RIA Novosti / Vitaly POLICEMANS aviators