Saint Petersburg-based Rossiya Airlines has become the first carrier in Russia to distribute Apple iPads equipped as electronic flight bags (EFB) for pilots, who are able to use them during all phases of flight—including takeoff and landings, the carrier said in a statement. Rossiya launched the project after it won approval from the aviation administration in the beginning of February. It started equipping its Airbus A319/320 aircraft and, after a month of testing, continued with ...

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