Loukoster “Victory” will be served for the immediate Commission of the Ministry of transport applications for flights to Kiev and Odessa


MOSCOW, October 20. Airline-loukoster “Victory” will be served near the interdepartmental Commission of the Ministry of transport applications for flights to Kiev and Odessa. This was reported by a source in the aviation industry familiar with the situation.

“The airline “Victory” for the next inter-Ministerial Commission of the Ministry of transport, which is scheduled for the end of October, will apply for flights to Kiev and Odessa. Aviation authorities of Russia and Ukraine in the near future will hold talks, which can be a compromise for the admission of at least one carrier from each side, but it is expected that each side will, most likely, will fly 2-3 airlines,” said he.

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Rosaviatsia on 19 October reported that the Ukrainian airlines has applied for permission for the flights during the winter navigation season 2015/2016, In particular, LLC “Airline “Atlasjet Ukraine” is asking to open the navigation of flights on three routes: Kiev – Moscow, Odessa – Moscow and Kiev – St. Petersburg, “UTair-Ukraine” – Kiev – Moscow and Lviv – Moscow. In turn, the Federal air transport Agency has suggested the state aviation service of Ukraine to immediately hold talks in the Ukrainian side.

Previously, about 20 Russian companies included in the sanction lists of the Ukrainian authorities, which will be effective from October 25. Among them not only the largest Russian carrier “Aeroflot” (flies to Kiev, Odessa, Kharkiv), but also three of his “daughter” the airline “Russia” and “Donavia”, “Orenburg airlines”. In the same list the second largest airline of Russia, Transaero, recently transferred under the operational management of “Aeroflot”. Transaero flies to Kiev and Odessa.

The document also included “Siberia” (S7, the third place on volumes of transportations) and “Ural airlines” (the fifth place). Company UTair is the only does not come under the sanctions of Ukraine.

The Rosaviation, in turn, advised Ukrainian companies on the introduction from October 25, of the ban on flights in Russia. The largest airline of Ukraine “Ukraine International airlines” and the airline “Motor Sich” have confirmed that received the notice. The document also entered the airline YanAir. These measures of the Russian Federation was followed by the introduction of Ukraine sanctions against Russian airlines.