Official from Rosaviatsiya arrested on suspicion of taking bribes

In the same case, the general director of the Russian charter airline I Fly Yevgeny Filatov was arrested.
Meshchansky court in Moscow arrested the deputy head of the traffic regulation department of Rosaviatsiya Yury Malyshev in the case of bribe taking in a particularly large amount, RBC reported. A representative of the court confirmed to Vedomosti that the investigator arrested an official of the Federal Air Transport Agency, who holds such a position. "He is suspected under art. 290 (getting a bribe), "he said. He did not specify the name of the arrested person.

At the time of publication, Malyshev did not appear on the list of employees of the Transport Regulation Department on the Rosaviation website. In the file of the Meshchansky Court there is information about the arrest of Yu. A. Malyshev (the surname and initials coincide with the surname and initials of the Deputy Chief of the Administration of the Federal Air Transport Agency) in the case instituted in part 6 of Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (taking bribes). The arrested person faces a fine of up to 5 million rubles, as well as imprisonment for up to 15 years.

"We are aware of the initiation of a criminal case from a request of the investigative authorities regarding the transfer of materials necessary for the investigation," a representative of Rosaviatsia told Vedomosti. The Office handed over all the necessary materials to the investigation, he said.

 The Transport Regulation Department of Rosaviatsia is engaged in interaction with airlines. On Friday, July 13, it became known about the arrest of Yevgeny Filatov, the general director of the Russian charter airline I Fly. He is accused of giving bribes in a particularly large amount (part 5 of Article 291 of the Criminal Code), he faces a fine of up to 4 million rubles. and imprisonment up to 15 years.

"We learned about the criminal case just the other day, but it's not known exactly what it is related to," said co-owner I Fly, commercial director of the tour operator Tez Tour Alexander Burtin, told Vedomosti on Friday. According to him, it is supposedly connected "with some old episodes, even before Filatov's appointment as general director of I Fly. Filatov headed the airline in July 2016.

According to Burtin, when it became known about the institution of criminal proceedings, Filatov was on vacation. Temporarily acting CEO appointed Maxim Grinenko, told "Vedomosti" manager I Fly. The decision to change the CEO will be made later and depends on the development of the situation, explained Burtin.

I Fly is engaged in charter transportations, including transport tourists Tez Tour. In January-May this year, the company transported about 300,000 passengers (17th in Russia), according to Rosaviation. The company has six Airbus 330 aircraft, three airliners A319 and one Boeing 757. The airline owns 25% of Burtina, 66% - to his son Ivan Burtin through Galaktika m LLC. Since March 2018, 9% of the company is owned by the Chinese tour operator Joy Tour Global.