Air travel in Russia should be based on domestic technology – Putin
Moscow, February 9, 2023, 19:29 — REGNUM Air transportation plays an important role in the development of Russia, so the authorities will continue to support this sector of the economy. This was announced on February 9 by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at a meeting with representatives of the aviation industry.
“A very important component is also the fact that air transportation should be based on domestic products, on domestic equipment”the Russian leader said.
According to Putin, he previously swore with the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Vitaly Saveliev, proving that it is necessary to purchase domestic equipment. The President also added that the head of the Ministry of Transport has preserved the aviation industry.
Recall that in January the CEO of Rostec Sergey Chemezov said that at the end of 2024 in Russia it is planned to launch mass production of passenger medium-haul narrow-body aircraft MS-21.