The shortage of pilots in Russia is not, said Dvorkovich

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotoannunci contest of piloting a passenger plane Sukhoi Superjet 100, the Best in the sky. Archival photoThe shortage of pilots in Russia is not, said Dvorkovich© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

The deficit of pilots in Russia now, the government is constantly monitoring the situation, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

«We tracked (the situation — ed.). The deficit now is not» — said Dvorkovich.

«We are monitoring this situation all the time. It’s okay that some foreign pilots are working. The main thing is to know the language. It’s bad enough that the part of the pilots leaves, but in any profession there is a problem. Monitored, important to train personnel, continuously doing this,» he added.

Earlier media wrote that the Russian airline is concerned about the brain drain to Asia, over the last 2.5 years, I went to work, more than 300 commanders of aircraft and instructors, 400 pilots of these categories in the employment process. One of the reasons was that the difference between the salaries of pilots of the Russian and Asian companies.

The Minister of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov said that the transport Ministry sees no problem in the outflow of Russian pilots abroad. At the moment, the proposals to prevent this trend are discussed, together with the Association of air transport operators, reported the Ministry.