Prohibit flights in the Russian Federation is Federal Executive authorities, said the head of Federal air transport Agency. According to him, such a decision on the 737 they did not accept.
MOSCOW, 5 Nov. To ground the Boeing 737 in Russia can only the Federal authorities, it has not accepted, said the head of Federal air transport Agency Alexander Neradko.
“The decision to ban flights to Russia take the Federal bodies of Executive power. The Federal government banned flights of the Boeing 737 did not take” — said Neradko the newspaper “Vedomosti”. Later, the Federal air transport Agency on its website published a message, stating that its decision to revoke type certificate for Boeing 737 MAC can not stop the operation of the aircraft to Russian airlines.
“The ban on flying any type of aircraft can only enter on a specially authorized Federal body of Executive power which has not accepted”, — stated in the message Department.
MAC on Thursday announced that it has suspended the type certificate for the Boeing 737 prior to the receipt of a joint notice to the Federal air transport Agency and the U.S. FAA that these aircraft are in a condition that ensures their safe operation. According to the document MAC, we are talking about the necessity of improvements for the intrinsic safety system of the Elevator control.
The Federal air transport Agency said that before taking any action on the document waiting for confirmation of its authenticity by representatives MACK, are invited to the meeting on Friday. The Minister also stated that the meeting invited the leaders of the IAC Aviation register of the MAC.