Russian State Duma considers banning aircraft over 20 years old

Russian State Duma is considering a bill banning aircraft over 20 years old following the Nov. 17 crash of a Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737-500 in Kazan. The aircraft was assembled in 1990. State Duma members introduced the changes and are calling for amendments to the Russian air code. If the bill...
Polina Montag-Girmes

Polina joined the Air Transport World team in 2011, covering Russian and the Commonwealth of Independent States. She studied journalism at Moscow State University and worked as a journalist for Russian business and airline publications since 2000.

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