About 150 pilots left the group of «Aeroflot» to work in Asia

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About 150 pilots left the group of «Aeroflot» to work in Asian airlines, said the General Director of a carrier Vitaly Savelyev.

«From «Russia» has left about 120 people in a short period, we lost about 20 people. People go to work in Asia,» said Savelyev, speaking at the annual meeting of shareholders of the company.

«We took the decision, we notify all pilots who will go from «Aeroflot», we are back not take, only three years», — he said.

Savelyev added that the airline employs 20 foreign pilots, and «Aeroflot» will continue to attract people abroad.

Earlier media wrote that the Russian airline is concerned about the brain drain in Asia for 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 the difference in the salaries of pilots of the Russian and Asian companies.

The Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation reported that in discussion with the Association of air transport operators proposals to prevent the outflow of Russian pilots abroad. However, the Minister of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov said that the transport Ministry does not see much of a problem.