Dvorkovich: the government is monitoring the situation involving pilots abroad

MOSCOW, June 17. /TASS/. The Russian government keeps on monitoring the situation with the transition of the Russian pilots to work abroad, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

“We are monitoring this situation all the time, he said. – The deficit is now not”.

Commenting on the increase in the outflow of personnel from the Russian companies, he said, “of Course, bad that some of the pilots leaves, but in any profession there is a problem. Track the main thing to cook (frames – approx. TASS), continuously engaged in it”.

The aviation authorities asked airlines until June 15 to provide information on the number of pilots who have resigned since the beginning of 2015 and before June 1, 2017 and passed on to work abroad.

Previously, the newspaper “Kommersant” reported that Russian airlines are concerned about the leak of flight personnel in Asia over the past two and a half years, according to the newspaper, I went to work, more than 300 commanders of aircraft and instructors, another 400 are in the process of employment.

The Minister of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov said that the Agency does not see much of a problem in the outflow of Russian pilots abroad.

The airline “Aeroflot” announced the introduction of a new lump sum payment for pilots, job seekers in the airline: in employment of the aircraft commander, the payment will be 650 thousand rubles, the second pilot – 350 thousand rubles. In part, this decision was made due to the shortage of pilots and emerging trends of the transition of pilots from the Russian foreign airlines, said the source TASS in the group of “Aeroflot”.