Kommersant: defense Ministry plans to abandon the operation of the Tu-154, Tu-134 and Il-62M

MOSCOW, January 20. /TASS/. The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu instructed to study the possibility of replacing the used in the armed forces of passenger aircraft Tu-154, Tu-134 and Il-62M on new Russian counterparts. About this newspaper “Kommersant”, citing sources close to the defense Ministry and the management of the airlines.

“Now there are consultations with the industry, selecting the optimal options,” – said one of interlocutors of the newspaper.