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Russia to act on unsafe airlines

Russia to act on unsafe airlines

11th Sep 2011 Airline News

Russian authorities are to ground unsafe airlines as the country mourns the latest in a series of deadly accidents. Following the deaths of 43 people from the Lokomotiv ice hockey squad in an air disaster earlier this week, president Dmitry Medvedev ordered officials to “discontinue the operations of air carriers incapable of ensuring flight safety”.