Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has suspended the air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Bugulma-based Ak Bars Aero airline. CEO Petr Trubayev had asked aviation authorities to temporarily suspend the airline’s AOC for the winter period due to declining passenger numbers.  “The changes in currency exchange rates have led to lease payments problems, which also led to cost increases in MRO, insurance and pilot training,” the carrier said in ...

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