Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) stated Rossiya State Transport Company's (GTK Rossiya Airline) losses for the use of the Antonov An-148 aircraft in 2010 totalled RUB300 million (EUR7.5 million) (Itar-Tass, 11-Mar-2011). GTK Rossiya is the only operator of An-148 equipment in Russia, with six aircraft. The carrier has had to withdraw the aircraft from service for upgrade work but is still required to make lease payments.
GTK Rossiya Airline reports EUR7.5m in losses from AN-148 aircraft
14-Mar-2011 1:32 PM