Russian court finds Polet airline in $2 million debt to Moscow tax office
MOSCOW, February 2 (RAPSI) – The Moscow Commercial Court has granted a claim filed by Inspectorate of the Federal tax service of Russia No. 2 asking to include 123 million rubles (about $2 million) debt owed by Polet airline in the creditors’ demands list, court documents read on Thursday.
Earlier, the Federal Tax Service (FTS) filed two claims with the court to include 443 million rubles ($7.3 million) debt in the demands list.
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.