According to the Head of Aeroflot Press Service, Irina Dannenberg, the Certificate will contribute to the competitiveness of the Airline Company. The Standard set by IOSA gives an opportunity to reduce the total number of audits compulsory to lease aircraft, introduce new routes, to make partnership agreements etc. At the press conference it was also pointed out that that the reduction of insurance rates will also have a positive impact. However, Aeroflot expenses on certificate were considerable – according to Vladimir Antonov, First General Director Deputy of Aeroflot, the national airline spent around $ 10 million for the air park development with $10 million to be add given the staff training.
The Russian Office of IATA informed that IOSA Certificate is compulsory for all IATA members. Therefore, other Russian airlines-members of IATA will have to go through the certain procedure.