On Sri Lanka, the aircraft of the Russian company Aeroflot was detained. This was announced the day before by the local edition of Newsfirst.LK.
In particular, the judge of the high commercial court, Colombo Harsh Setung, issued a lawsuit against the Russian airline, after consideration of the complaint, which was filed by the Irish company Celestial Aviation Trading Limited.
This trial will be valid until June 16. At the same time, the plaintiff claims that he has a business of resolving Russian airlines with the defendant, and therefore he filed a complaint, requiring a judicial ban on the departure from Sri Lanka an airplane belonging to the respondent airline.
The order was issued by the judge of the high commercial court of Colombo after considering the complaint. The fact that the plane was detained on Sri Lanka was confirmed in the Russian Federation.
In particular, Interfax claims that Airbus A330 Aeroflot aircraft. Yesterday morning he arrived in Colombo, but could not fly back. Aeroflot website spoke about the delay in the flight for a day. The press service of the company did not comment on the situation.
According to the Airfleets portal, the detained plane received Russian registration at the end of April, and before that he was registered in the Bermuda Islands.
Recall, on February 26, the European Union imposed sanctions against the Russian Federation, which banned the supply of civilian aircraft and spare parts, as well as their maintenance and insurance. In addition, sanctions obliged lesslers to tear up current contracts with airlines until the end of March. But in Russia they refused to do this and actually stole these vessels from Western companies.
And on March 5, Russia announced the termination of flights abroad. The Federal Air Transport Agency recommended Russian airlines to suspend international flights from March 6 against the backdrop of mass arrests of aircraft abroad.