Russian charter carrier Azur Air, which plans to start scheduled services to Europe this summer, has gained 180-minute ETOPS approval. “After we gained an ETOPS-120 certificate, we launched new routes to the Dominican Republic as well as several routes to the countries in Southeast Asia. ETOPS 180 [approval] allows us to perform flights using the most effective routes,” Azur Air general director Mikhail Kritsky said. Azur Air is a charter airline operating flights from 30 ...

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