Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has distributed new allocations of foreign pilots that Russian airlines can hire. Over the next 12 months, Aeroflot will be able to contract 50 pilots; AirBridgeCargo, 16; Nordwind, 5; Chukotavia, 1; SKOL Airline, 5. Russian legislators made air code amendments allowing carriers to hire non-Russian pilots in April 2014 in an effort to address pilot shortages. As of September 2014, airlines are allowed to hire 200 foreign pilots ...

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