Russian Defense Ministry sues Polet airline for $6.7 mln
MOSCOW, May 16 (RAPSI) – The Defense Ministry of Russia has filed a lawsuit with the Moscow Commercial Court against bankrupt airline “Polet”, demanding 432,2 million rubles ($6.7 mln) from the defendant, the court ruling reads.
The lawsuit is going to be reviewed on July 29. Several other companies, government entities and individuals have also registered their own claims against the airline.
Polet airline was found bankrupt on April 26. Overall, the airline’s debt is estimated to make 3 billion rubles ($46.1 mln).
In March 2014, the Ilyushin Finance Co company filed a bankruptcy lawsuit against Polet. On November 21, 2014, a court ruled to introduce monitoring procedures at the airline. Debt owed to the Ilyushin Finance Co was included into the list of creditor’s claims.
Polet airline was founded in 1988. It has been registered in Voronezh, a town in southern Russia, until the end of 2013. In 2014 the company experienced financial troubles, which eventually led to suspension and revocation of Polet’s airline certificate.