Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has distributed the allocations of foreign pilots that Russian airlines can hire following the passage of air code amendments by the State Duma in April allowing carriers to hire non-Russian pilots. In the next 12 months, Aeroflot will be able to contract 80 pilots; Transaero, 67; AirBridgeCargo, 16; UTair, 10; Metrojet and VIM-Avia Airlines, 7 each; Yakutia Airlines, 5; Saratov Airlines, 3; Avia Management Group, which operates ...

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