Air Safety SOARS
Despite aging fleets and a shortage of pilot flying time, Russian airlines boast one of the world’s best safety records on passenger flights, Russia Journal reported.
Twenty years ago, there were 700-900 deaths a year on Russian passenger flights. In 1999 there were 43. Total passengers carried also declined during this period: from 140 mn to 20 mn passengers a year.
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