Federal Air Transport Agency

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The Federal Air Transport Agency (Russian: Федеральное агентство воздушного транспорта), also known as Rosaviatsiya (Russian: Росавиация), is the Russian government agency responsible for overseeing the civil aviation industry in Russia. Its headquarters are in Moscow.[1]

It is also called the Russian Federation Civil Aviation Administration (RFCAA).[2]

The Federal Air Transport Agency regularly works alongside the Interstate Aviation Committee in investigations of aviation accidents and incidents. Its U.S. equivalent is the Federal Aviation Administration.

History[edit]

The Federal Air Transport Agency was established in 2004 by Russian President Vladimir Putin. On March 9, 2004, Putin issued a decree, “On the System and Structure of Federal Executive Bodies,” in which the Agency was created. The Agency received many of the functions of the abolished Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.[3]

Leadership[edit]

The head of the Federal Air Transport Agency is appointed and dismissed by the government of the Russian Federation. Since 2009, Alexander Neradko has headed the Agency.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home page. Federal Air Transport Agency. Retrieved on January 3, 2012. "Адрес 125993, ГСП-47, Москва, Ленинградский проспект, 37, корпус 2."
  2. ^ Accident Investigation Board Norway (2 November 1999). "Report on the Accident to Vnukovo Airline's Tupolev Tu-154M RA 85621 Near Svalbard Airport Longyear, Norway on 29 August 1996". Retrieved 21 August 2014. p. 5/121.
  3. ^ a b "Федеральное агентство воздушного транспорта РФ (Росавиация). Справка" [Federal Agency for Air Transport of the Russian Federation (Rosaviatsia). reference] (in Russian). 2 July 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2019.

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