In Ukraine, I am afraid that after loud statements and sanctions imposed against Russian airlines, Russia may close the sky first and a ban on Ukrainian companies flying on its territory, a Ukrainian magazine.
"Mirror response will undoubtedly be, and most likely ahead of the curve. Our (Ukrainian side - approx. Ed.) will not rush to issue increasing the penalties. And the Federal air transport Agency will prohibit, for example, flights for a number of our airlines ", - quotes the magazine partner of the law firm " Ante ", a legal consultant to the airline "AtlasJet Ukraine" Andrey Guk.
The Ukrainian side may face obstacles in the implementation of punishments. As long as it is unknown how, what time and what measures will be used by Russian carriers. Until now not adopted normative acts, which regulate the mechanism and methods of use of punishments, And also identify the authorities who will decide on their use, write "News" referring to the lawyer Bureau "ECOVIS Bondar, a and Bondar," Sergei Dzyubenko.
The SAS resources to determine the type of punishment, but the former head of the Ukrainian Minister Denis Antonyuk said that in this matter it will be a political decision, reported in the publication.
"The issue of sanctions - their form, timing and so on is a political Question, And the SAS is the technical authority on the present. Last summer, a ban on transit through the territory of Ukraine for Transaero and Aeroflot was introduced pursuant to the decision of the Cabinet. Currently it has the ability to be the order of the Minister, for example, which States that restrict or completely prohibit flights for airlines, "lead" Lead " the words of Denis Antonyuk.
As the magazine stresses, If two years earlier between Kiev and the capital of Russia was 105 to 110 flights a week, currently this number has dropped To 20-30. If the airspace is still closed, passengers from Russia to Ukraine and from Ukraine to the Russian Federation will have to go by rail or by air, but with changes in Belarus or the Baltic States, stresses the magazine.
on Wednesday evening the Ukrainian authorities imposed penalties on 25 Russian airlines, two of which no longer exist. According to the document published on the Internet representation of the President of Ukraine, in the sanctions List includes the largest Russian carrier Aeroflot and its 3 subsidiary airline " Donavia ", "Orenburg airlines" and "Russia" And also adopted in the early fall of reorganization under Aeroflot's second largest Russian airline " Transaero ". According to the document, all companies do not fully or completely banned the transit of resources, flights and travel through the territory of Ukraine.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. September 16, Ukraine has expanded the List of anti-Russian measures.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news