Average age of planes used in Ukraine makes 23 years, - State Aviation Administration

Source : 112 Ukraine

This concerns the aircraft used by private air companies
12:37, 27 December 2018

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The average age of the planes in Ukraine used by the private air companies for the flights makes 23 years as UNN reported citing the State Aviation Administration.

According to the administrations, these aircrafts are put in the State register of the civilian aircraft of Ukraine.

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It is reported that all planes used by the Ukrainian air companies have the certificates of the airworthiness and review of the airworthiness. The data of the planes’ certificates were received by the air companies after the check of the aircrafts. According to its results, the technical state of the planes of the civilian airline meets all the requirements of the Rules of maintenance of the airworthiness approved by the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry.

However, the State Aviation Administration pointed that its workers wrote 279 fines for different violations in the sphere of the civilian aviation in 2018.

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Earlier Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan stated about the plans to decrease the exploitation term of the civilian aircrafts up to 20 years in 2019. He also emphasized that the planes older than 20 years will be not allowed to fly in Ukraine.

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