ORENBURG, November 9. /Corr. Natalia Vylkova/. “Orenburg airlines” are not going to stop flying the Boeing 737, the company said.
“On the basis of official information published on the website of the Federal air transport Agency of grounds for termination of operation of the Boeing 737, not there,” said the airline.
The airline uses Boeing 737-800 aircraft on scheduled and Charter routes. The airline operates in the normal mode, the flights are operated according to the schedule.
On 5 November it became known that the interstate aviation Committee (POPPY) has suspended the certificate of a Boeing 737 in Russia until receipt of a joint notice to the Federal air transport Agency and Service certification of type of aircraft of the USA (FAA) airworthiness of the aircraft.
The Federal air transport Agency on the same day said that the MAC cannot stop the operation of the Boeing 737 Russian airlines. In Department believe that a ban on flying any type of aircraft can only enter on a specially authorized Federal body of Executive power that this decision was not made.
Russian airlines operate aircraft, most of them registered overseas, including in Bermuda. The country on whose register the aircraft is, also issues the certificates and the documentation for their operation.
At the same time, the President of the Association of air transport operators (air transport operators Association), whose membership includes 19 of the leading airlines of Russia, Vladimir Tasun said that the suspension of the certificate the MAC may affect the operation of only six Boeing 737 in the fleet of the two airlines – “Aurora” (“daughter” of “Aeroflot”) and “Gazpromavia”.
According to open sources, at present in Russia there are almost 190 Boeing 737 aircraft of various modifications. The largest operator of this aircraft type until recently was “Transaero”, in the Park of which there were 52 Boeing 737. However, at the end of October this airline went out of transportation after the cancellation of the Federal air transport Agency of its operator certificate.
Currently more 737-Boeing fleet of the airline UTair (50 copies). It is followed by Orenair (16 samples), S7 (Globus, 13 copies) and Aeroflot (12 copies).