Aeroflot’s claim against Civil Defense Ministry moved to April 8
MOSCOW, March 19 (RAPSI) – The Moscow Commercial Court set April 8 as the hearing date for the lawsuit filed by the largest Russian air carrier Aeroflot against The Ministry for Civil Defense and Emergencies (EMERCOM), the court told RAPSI on Wednesday.
Aeroflot demands a payment of 168 million rubles ($4 mln) for discounted military transport operations. EMERCOM made no comment concerning the lawsuit.
Aeroflot is a member of the SkyTeam global alliance and is based at the Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow. In 2013, Aeroflot transported over 16 million passengers. The Federal Agency for State Property Management is Aeroflot's main shareholder with a 51.17% stake.
EMERCOM is the Russian Civil Defense Ministry established in 1994, and is dedicated to elimination of consequences of natural disasters both in Russia and abroad, according to the ministry's website.