Aeroflot announced its first non-Russian pilot—Klaus Rohlfs, a German citizen—has operated his first flight from Moscow to Prague, following the passage of air code amendments by the State Duma in April allowing carriers to hire foreign pilots. Two more candidates—from the Czech Republic and Germany—are currently completing formalities to join Aeroflot’s staff. Aeroflot said it has received more than 800 applications from foreign pilots—or more than 10 per ...

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