The Federal Air Transport Agency has required regional offices to ensure that pilots and flight attendants are tested for coronavirus infection at least once every 72 hours. how transfers RBC, such an indication is contained in a letter from the deputy head of the Federal Air Transport Agency Oleg Storchevoy.
In addition, it is necessary “to organize work on immunization against the new coronavirus infection,” the document says.
The representative of the Federal Air Transport Agency confirmed the authenticity of the letter to RBC, but refused to comment on it.
According to a RBC source close to the Federal Air Transport Agency, before that there were no requirements for the frequency of testing from the department, the timing of testing was at the discretion of the carriers.