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Putin signs bill to allow Russia to keep foreign airplanes left in country

Russia on Monday handed a legislation permitting the nation’s airways to re-register planes that had been leased from overseas in an try and bypass Western sanctions.

The invoice, signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is meant to assist home flights in Russia and “to make sure the uninterrupted functioning of actions within the area of civil aviation.”

Western sanctions imposed after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine gave airplane leasing companies till March 28 to repossess plane from the nation.

Russian airways have about 780 leased jets – with 515 of them leased from overseas.

Russian airplane sits on runway
The invoice is meant to assist home flights in Russia and “to make sure the uninterrupted functioning of actions within the area of civil aviation.”
KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV

Most foreign-leased jets working in Russia are registered in Bermuda and Eire.

Aviation authorities in these international locations had stated they have been suspending certificates of airworthiness for these planes.

Planes can’t fly with out a certificates of airworthiness issued by the civil aviation authority within the nation the place it’s registered.

Re-registering foreign-owned planes in Russia would intention to bypass that requirement, a supply instructed Reuters.

With Put up wires

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