Transaero grounds Tu-214s, Red Wings operations suspended after Vnukovo accident
The future of the Tupolev Tu-204 narrowbody airliner looks ever more uncertain after Russian authorities suspended the air operator's certificate of the largest operator, Red Wings. The program is already in limbo, with no commercial orders at the moment. Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency says it has grounded Red Wings because of numerous violations in flight operations, aircraft maintenance and pilot training revealed in an unscheduled inspection in mid-January. The airline had ...
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