Tajik Airline Looks West

As TajikAir prepares to phase out its Russian-made Tupolevs, some are asking whether western-made planes are safe as well as comfortable.

Tajik Airline Looks West

As TajikAir prepares to phase out its Russian-made Tupolevs, some are asking whether western-made planes are safe as well as comfortable.

Friday, 9 October, 2009
The airline has just acquired another Boeing-737 on a five-year lease. Some passengers are worried by the news reports of air crashes they have seen on TV, which makes them fear that western-made aircraft are not safe.



Airline staff say most accidents everywhere come down to human error, not technical faults in aircraft.
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