The Red Wings airline is studying the consequences imposed from Ukraine punishment, because periodically uses the country's airspace for transit flights to Europe and the Middle East, said Last news authorized official of the carrier.
"in Ukraine, the Airline does not fly, but uses Ukrainian airspace for flights to certain countries in Europe and the Middle East. Currently studying the issue of getting to the sanctions list, if the flight ban will apply alternative routes through the airspace of other countries that could adversely affect the economy of a part of flights ", - said the head of the Department.
as an example, he cited the flights to Tivat (Montenegro) - when using air lengthy Belarus time in flight much longer.
A source close to the Red Wings, suggested that the penalties were imposed because of regular flights of the carrier in the Crimea.
Red Wings - one of the largest operators of Russian-made civil aircraft. The company is 100% owned by entities affiliated with the entrepreneur Sergey Kuznetsov. Carrier by the end of 2016 will operate 10 SSJ100, five of which will supply the IFC. In the square of the carrier At a given time eight Tu-204 and four SSJ100 (fifth ship will arrive at the Park at the end of October). According to the results of six months of 2015, the Airline carried 368, 54 thousand people, occupying the 19th place in civil aviation by number of passengers carried.