Russian Aeroflot files over 600 suits against Ukraine’s Aviation Service

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Russian company appeals against fines for Ukraine airspace violations
17:19, 25 November 2016

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Kyiv District Administrative Court received more than 600 claims against the State Aviation Service of Ukraine from the beginning of the year; the plaintiff mainly is the company Aeroflot – Russian Airlines. This was announced by the Speaker of the Court Bogdan Sanin court, reports the official website of the Court.

"There is a tendency, when the District Administrative Court annually receives more than 600 complaints on the State Aviation Service of Ukraine. Before 2013, we had several such cases, but for the  last three years, their number are measured in hundreds," Sanin said.

As of November, the court received 18,650 complaints, 662 of which are against the State Aviation Service of Ukraine. And in 97% cases the plaintiff is the Aeroflot-Russian Airlines Company.

Related: US concerned about worsening of human rights situation in Crimea

One of the most common types of cases is the appeal against the fines in civil aviation sphere because of violation of the rules and order of the use of Ukraine’s airspace, for example, takeoff and landing on a closed airport Simferopol, despite the ban on the use of airspace, according to him.

In general, according to the judge, over 3% of cases that were examined by the Administrative Court this year are appeals to the State Aviation Service of Ukraine.

Russian company Aeroflot has to pay Ukraine for flights to Crimea $27 million.

Earlier it was reported that Moscow court wants to withdraw $3 million from Antonov for Russian Defense Ministry. The lawsuit’s general announced cost is $5, 5 million.

Related: Antonov refuse to pay $3 million to Russian Defense Ministry

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