Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has granted approval for ATR 42/72 aircraft to operate at Russian airports with non-tarmac runways. Of the 332 airports and airdromes in Russia, 38% have non-tarmac runways. UTair (UT) has 14 ATR 42s and its subsidiary, UTair-Ukraine (QU), has three ATR 72-200s and 14 -500s. NordStar (Y7) has five ATR 42s. According to UT`s website, it has 14 ATR 42s, three ATR 72-200s and 14 -500s, but only ATR 42s fleet fly both at UT and UT-Ukraine, ...

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