Western sanctions have hit the domestic aviation industry hard, the civilian fleet will lose 2/3 of the aircraft, statements former International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Pavel Gerasimov in conversation with Telegram-channel “Radio point NSN”.
“These aircraft can be recorded in the loss asset. All Russian aircraft are not actually Russian, as they are registered in Bermuda. And their owners are not our airlines, but foreign corporations, so returning the planes is not medicine“- he said.
The head of the Russian Ministry of Transport, Vitaly Savelyev, said that there are 77 Russian aircraft abroad. The main reason is the decision of lessors. appearance, according to the story of Vitaly Savelyev, 78 aircraft were delayed, but one was returned. We are talking about the Aeroflot aircraft, which did not want to be released from Sri Lanka at the request of the leasing company.
“A political solution was found, but mostly the Turks behind the plane delay“, – said Pavel Gerasimov.
Expert colossal loss of civil aviation.
“Our five carriers have a total of 500 boards. If we take the entire Russian civil fleet, then 1/10 of the fleet is delayed. Given the fact that there are no spare parts, service, we 2/3 of the sent fleet is guaranteed to be lost”, Pavel Gerasimov summed up.
Earlier, the media, citing ICAO, reported problems with ensuring flight safety in Russia.