Report: Aeroflot sees Tu-214 as basic model for aviation fleet
MOSCOW, Jun 21 (PRIME) -- Russian national flagship air carrier Aeroflot considers the locally produced Tu-214 plane as a basic model for its fleet, Transport Minister Vitaly Savelyev said as broadcasted by Rossiya 1 television channel late on Monday.
УThe Tu-214 is a model also considered by the airlines, including Aeroflot, as a basic model for the future use,Ф he said.
Savelyev also said that one should not worry about the safety of Russian air companiesТ flights.
УThe aviation safety is a top priority. Nobody will risk passengersТ lives. Yes, there are problems, we have 1,272 planes, of which 1,148 are passenger planes. Although we have not prepared for the sanctions, the economy of processes showed that we needed to organize the service inside Russia,Ф he said.
УAnd that is why many airlines, including Aeroflot, have created large engineering centersЕ I think we cope with the task. There is still a problem of components, but we believe that we will be able to solve it. So one should not worry about the safety, I think,Ф he added.