Ukrainian airlines are banned from flying to Russia since October 25
Russian Air Agency reported that more than 70% of all passenger flights between the two countries are formed by Ukrainian companies
Federal Air Transport Agency informed airlines of Ukraine about the ban on flights to Russia since October 25, press service of the Agency reported.
"On behalf of the Ministry of Transport of Russia, the Federal Air Transport Agency has notified the Ukrainian airlines committing or planning to commit flights to Russia about the ban on performing flights to/from Russia since October 25, which will last as long as the decision of the Ukrainian authorities towards the Russian airlines will not be canceled", said in a statement.
The Russian authorities reported that air traffic between Russia and Ukraine is carried out on a number of directions: from Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Surgut to Kyiv, Odesa, and Lviv flights are performed by five Russian airlines - Aeroflot, Transaero, Sibir, UTair, and Russia, and in other directions operate Ukrainian airlines Dniproavia, Motor Sich, and International Airlines of Ukraine.
Yesterday, Ukrainian State Aviation Service announced the execution of all necessary procedures to notify the Russian airlines on sanctions imposed against them by Ukrainian government. Russian airlines, mentioned in the sanctions list, won’t get permission to perform flights to the Ukrainian cities since October 25.
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