The Federal Air Transport Agency said that coronavirus could affect flight safety – Society


MOSCOW, March 17. / TASS /. A new coronavirus infection can affect flight safety, since after the termination of international air traffic it is impossible to use foreign training centers. In addition, there may be problems with the delivery of necessary spare parts.

This was during a meeting of a colleague of the Federal Air Transport Agency, said First Deputy Minister of Transport – the head of the Federal Air Transport Agency Alexander Neradko.

“Coronavirus infection can directly affect flight safety due to the inability to use the services of foreign training centers. You need to prepare for this problem immediately, it will also affect the delivery of spare parts. Cargo transportation will also be reduced, as well as passenger transportation,” Neradko said.

At the moment, air traffic to the Russian Federation and a number of countries is limited. Over the past month and a half amid the spread of coronavirus, flights to the countries of the European Union, China, South Korea, Iran, Uzbekistan and others were limited.


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