Rossiya Airlines transfers all 125 of its aircraft to Russian register
ST. PETERSBURG. March 30 (Interfax) - The Aeroflot group's Rossiya Airlines has transferred all of its operated aircraft to the Russian aircraft register, the company's press service said in a statement.
"Russia Airlines has transferred all operated aircraft to Russian jurisdiction. All procedures are being carried out in accordance with Russian aviation legislation," the statement said.
Russian airworthiness certificates will allow the airline to continue using the fleet of foreign-made aircraft under the country's national flag.
The Rossiya fleet has a total of 125 aircraft, including 68 Superjet 100s.
According to the company website, the carrier also flies A319 and A320, Boeing-737, -777 and -747 aircraft.
Rossiya now plans to use aircraft registered in the Russian aviation register and owned by Russian leasing companies when performing international flights. The decision was made by the company "to minimize the risk of disruption of the flight program".