Ukraine welcomed the dialogue with Russia on lifting the ban on flights


KIEV, October 21. The state aviation administration of Ukraine and the Ministry of infrastructure of the country have a positive attitude towards dialogue with the aviation authorities on the lifting of the ban on flights between Ukraine and Russia on winter. This was reported by the journalist. the assistant to the head of the state aviation service of Ukraine on mass media Natalia terletskoy.

“Information about negotiations is, however, no venue, no date for such negotiations. The Ministry of transport and the Ministry of infrastructure have a positive attitude towards dialogue with the Federal air transport Agency”, – said Terletsky.

Earlier, the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation welcomed the request of the Ukrainian airlines to allow flights in the winter season and ready for consultation.

“We welcome any steps in the right direction, if we are talking about providing transportation. It all depends on the position of the Ukrainian aviation authorities”, – said the head of Ministry of transport Maxim Sokolov on the TV channel “Russia 24”. According to him, the main thing that had saved the current share of Russia and Ukraine in the total volume of air traffic between the two countries. “If this ratio continues, we are always ready to take a step forward”, he added.

Ukrainian airlines previously requested permission for the flights during the winter navigation season 2015-2016 In particular, the airline “Atlasjet Ukraine” asks permission to perform 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.

There is some progress, starting to warm up, to suspend air traffic completely incorrectly

Valery Okulov
Deputy Minister of transport of the Russian Federation

Ban on flights

Earlier, the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine reported that the country from 25 October stops flights from the UK, a ban on all fall flights of the Russian airline. The Federal air transport Agency in response has advised Ukrainian companies on the introduction from October 25, of the ban on flights in Russia.