In response to the ban of flights of "Aeroflot" and "Transaero" to Ukraine two airlines will go to Russian sanctions list, as soon as Moscow will receive an official explaining the position of Kiev, said the head of Ministry of transport Maxim Sokolov.
"Naturally, the Russian aviation authorities will take identical measures. We currently have received no official explanation or official prohibitions from Ukraine, but as soon as We get them, We will introduce retaliatory measures and two Ukrainian airlines will not be allowed to fly to the site of Russia ", - said the head of the transport Ministry, reports news Agency." probably 70% of passengers of both Ukrainian and Russian airlines are citizens of Ukraine ", - said Sokolov. Besides, which came to the capital of Russia on flights of "Aeroflot" most followed on into the European Union, for this reason, the ban will impact most importantly on consumers, who " are driven into transport-isolation "." I think it will lead ultimately, if this situation will continue to evolve because of the Ukrainian authorities, to the degradation of aeronautical messages (Ukraine), " - drew the attention of the falcons. The Minister said that transit flights in the European Union for a long time go through the Russian territory, bypassing Ukraine." It itself, is sensitive, yet ticket prices have long been an established fact, " he said. First Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine has banned Russian airlines "Aeroflot" and "Transaero" flights in the country. Banned all transit flights by Russian airlines over the territory of Ukraine. Russian aviation authorities, until he had not received from Ukraine's notification on banning flights.