Rossiya Expands MRO Certificate To Boeing, Airbus Aircraft
Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency expanded Rossiya Airlines' FAP-285 MRO certification on Mar.23 for the provision of maintenance services for Airbus and Boeing aircraft registered in Russia. The certificate allows Rossiya's maintenance department to service the carrier's fleet, which also includes Sukhoi SSJ-100 aircraft, at its base in Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport.
Yakutia Adds Boeing 737 Line Maintenance
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Yakutia Airlines, based in Yakutsk, expanded its certification with Russia's regulator for line maintenance services on Boeing 737 aircraft registered in the country on Mar. 22. The airline said it re-registered all of its 737 fleet in Russia. It is looking to next similar services for its Bombardier Q300 aircraft.
Aeroflot Group’s MRO subsidiary A-Technics to provide line and periodic maintenance services for Airbus and Boeing aircraft registered in Russia, while also maintaining airworthiness of Aeroflot's fleet of A320 family, A350, 737NG, 777 and 747-400 aircraft.
Izhavia Registers Fleet In Russia
Russian airline Izhavia registered all of its aircraft fleet, which includes two leased Boeing aircraft, under Russia's aircraft register.In early March, the aircraft said after certification for aircraft and technicians under Russian regulatory approval, airworthiness certificates were extended until March 2023. The airline said it also continues to work with suppliers on the provision of spare parts.
UTair Continues Maintenance
Caption: UTair Aviation
UTair Aviation confirmed Mar.16 that aircraft maintenance work is continuing at its facilities Surgut, Tyumen and Ufa. It also said the supply of components hadn't been disrupted at that time.
Faced with mounting sanctions from across the world, Russia's aviation regulator has granted several MRO providers new certifications throughout March. Here's some of the approvals being implemented.