Kostin told about the establishment of a regional airline VTB and Sberbank

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in Photobacterium – Chairman of the Board of VTB Bank Andrey Kostin. Archival photoKostin told about the establishment of a regional airline VTB and Sberbank© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Regional airline VTB and Sberbank can be created from scratch or based on one of the existing companies, «Aeroflot» participation in the project refused, told RIA Novosti the head of VTB Andrey Kostin.

Earlier, a source familiar with the situation told RIA Novosti that Sberbank and VTB are currently developing a business plan to create a regional airline, plans to complete the work before the end of the year.

«We are currently developing the project, we hired consultants, together with Sberbank, we are looking for operators for the project. By the way, «Aeroflot» has refused from the case. Still working on the concept, nothing the government has not offered», — said Kostin.

«We will find the operator or from an existing company or a new company will be created», — he added.

Kostin said that to bring in the project of other banks is not planned. «We have other banks and did not join the project and so difficult,» he said.