US extends ban on flights of aircraft in Simferopol and Dnipropetrovsk

Source : 112 Ukraine

The ban will come into force from October 27 this year till the end of October 2018
14:31, 25 October 2016

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the US Ministry of Transportation extended the ban imposed on flights of US airlines over Simferopol and Dnipropetrovsk on 29 December 2014, including all flight zone of responsibility in these areas, until 27 October 2018. The corresponding document was posted on the official website of the Federal Register of the US government.

According to the report, the ban will come into force on October 27 this year and was extended due to the continuing unstable situation in the east of Ukraine.

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In the department noted that the ban could be revised or canceled if the situation in the state changes.

The document will come into force as of October 27 this year.

It was reported that the decision to ban civil aviation flights over Simferopol and Dnipropetrovsk was introduced by the US Federal Office of Civil Aviation from 29 December, 2014. Under the effect of the document were included all air carriers of the USA, the American commercial operators, as well as persons with evidence of US pilots, except for cases when such persons are acting on aircraft, registered in the United States, but foreign carriers.

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