Russia’s State Duma has passed air code amendments allowing carriers to hire non-Russian pilots and sell nonrefundable tickets. The amendments on foreign pilots will become effective in 90 days; the changes to nonrefundable ticket sales become effective in 60 days. Russian airlines will be allowed to contract foreign pilots for five years, but the government will determine the number of people allowed to work for the carriers. Previously, it was said there would be a limit of 200 ...

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