Eleonora Surina

Eleonora Surina

Accident Prevention and Flight Safety Management Director

Volga-Dnepr Airlines

Eleonora Surina has been part of the civil aviation sector for more than 30 years. She started her career path as Human Factor specialist and MD-80 co-pilot. In 1995 she joined Volga-Dnepr Group at the position of Human Factor&CRM instructor. Throughout her years with Volga-Dnepr she created and implemented a system of flight crew preparation programme in the field of the human factor as the main contributor for the prevention of aviation accidents.  

She is a member of the ICAO Global Aviation Safety Plan working group and Rosaviation expert council (Russia). In 2015 Eleonora was appointed as Director, Flight safety and accident prevention department and has been so far the leader of flight safety philosophy within the Group, covering various areas of the Company’s development and operations. She holds a PhD in Technical Sciences.