Western aircraft, which made about 2 thousand flights in 2022, were equipped with expired spare parts.
In 2022, Russian airlines flew with expired spare parts
The head of Rostransnadzor, Viktor Basargin, said that despite the problems with the supply of components that arose as a result of the imposition of sanctions, civil aviation of the Russian Federation “is fulfilling its task of uninterrupted delivery of passengers.” The Interstate Aviation Committee rated 2022 as the best year in terms of flight safety in the Russian Federation over the past 5 years.
However, as a result of unscheduled inspections, it turned out that companies that operate Western equipment “have a shortage of components products and problems with the supply of consumables».
Experts note that a fleet shortage is possible due to the situation that is developing with maintaining the airworthiness of Western airliners.