Aeroflot online ticket sale suit postponed
MOSCOW, September 12 - RAPSI, Natalya Belova. A court postponed until November 8 hearing Aeroflot's 146.66 million rubles ($4.84 million) suit against VTB-24 Bank over the failure of its online ticket sales system, the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) reported from the courtroom.
A hacker crashed VTB-24 Bank's online ticket sales system on July 16, 2010. The company only managed to restore the system a week after the attack. Aeroflot sued the bank over the losses it incurred from the sales systems week-long inoperation.
Aeroflot is a member of the SkyTeam air alliance. It is based in Sheremetyevo International Airport. The Federal Agency for State Property Management is Aeroflot's primary shareholder, with a 51.17 percent stake.