The German airline fined for lack of visas the pilot and a steward of the Charter in Sochi

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petalive in Sochi. Archival photoThe German airline fined for lack of visas the pilot and a steward of the Charter in Sochi© RIA Novosti / Ilya Pitalev

. Private German airline Aerowest GmbH will pay a fine of 700 thousand rubles for the lack of pilot and flight attendant visas, according to the border Department (PU) of the FSB of Russia in Krasnodar region.

According to authorities, in September from Cyprus Larnaca airport to Sochi flew in a private plane with several passengers on Board.

«During border control of the crew of a Charter flight it turned out that the copilot and flight attendant are missing a Russian visa. They were attracted to administrative responsibility. It turned out that the owner of the airline, being aware of the consequences that may arise as a result of a breach of international legislation in the field of international transport, has admitted the fact of administrative offence. The investigative bodies of the regional border guard attracted European carrier to administrative responsibility, imposed a fine in the amount of 700 thousand roubles and has made a submission to his leadership to eliminating the causes and conditions that contributed to the Commission of the offense», — stated in the message.

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