Djabarov: air service to Ukraine can be restored, when Kiev will become more pragmatic

MOSCOW, October 24. To agree on the resumption of air links between Russia and Ukraine while current Kiev leadership is impossible. To address this question it is necessary that to power in Ukraine came a new generation of politicians. This opinion was expressed by 24 October, the radio station “Russian news service” first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir djabarov.

“Improving relations is possible, but not immediately. With the current government of Kiev it is impossible to talk… just by the efforts of Kiev break all ties with Russia, economic, transport. Most likely it will be another generation of Ukrainian politicians, more pragmatic, more balanced, which will understand that without Russia Ukraine will be very hard in this world, stressed djabarov, Sooner or later this folly will be stopped, because the two neighboring countries to do without air transport. Moreover, are interested first of all Ukrainians, many of whom work in Russia. Now they are forced to commit hooks: fly through Moldova, Belarus, which is very expensive”.

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.

However, last week Ukrainian airline turned to the Federal air transport Agency for 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.