Prosecutor General's Office to check legality of purchase of two Tu-204 jets bought by Russian Post
Purchase of two jets cost the state institution 3 billion rubles.
The Prosecutor General's Office began a check on the legality of the acquisition of two Tu-204 in the total value of 3 billion rubles by the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Russian Post. This information was confirmed to TASS by the official representative of the supervisory authority, Alexander Kurennoy, who noted that the details and materials of the inspection shall not be disclosed until its completion.
The FSUE Russian Post has acquired the aircrafts in June 2016 from the company Ilyushin Finance Co. The company assured that the purchase is fully consistent with the requirements of legislation.
In addition, the Russian Post stressed that the enterprise quickly processes all inquiries received from the state bodies and provide information on them within the statutory period.
The mainline Tu-204C aircrafts under the names of Pyotr and Yekaterina were registered under the public ownership, and the Russian Post owns by them under the full right of use. The necessity to have its own fleet, according to the FSUE, is based the development of e-commerce and the active volumes of mail associated with it. Previously, the company carried out the delivery of mail on flights of regular airlines.
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