Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has given fleet-wide approval to ATR for its new generation aircraft to operate from three more unpaved runways in the remote parts of Russia, ATR said in a statement. According to ATR, this certification “brings to four a total number of runways already approved for use and operations: Mys Kamenny, Lensk, Bodaibo and Igrim, the latest being certified last year.” The certification allows ATR aircraft to operate from gravel, ...

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