Punishment of Ukraine on the Russian airline will not affect the price of the flights of Russian citizens in European countries, because the routes of Russian flights since the summer of last year not pass over the territory of Ukraine, said the head of Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov.
"Today, our airlines are in practice not fly over the territory of Ukraine, respectively, as well as Ukrainian organizations in the transit area of Russia are not present ", - said Sokolov in the program "Vesti on the first day weekend" Sergei Brilev on TV answering a question about leading, may lead to higher prices for Russian citizens.
According to the Minister, flights to popular resorts in Turkey, Bulgaria or Egypt Also do not pass over the territory of Ukraine.
"Slight increase in flight time is 20-30 minutes, of course, sensitive, but, from the position of the ticket price, has long been an established fact," he added.
on the last working day of the week the Ukrainian government has banned Russian airlines (Aeroflot and Transaero ) flight to Ukraine. The Cabinet also banned the transit of Russian airlines with military goods, the use in Ukraine of Russian software production.
later the head of the Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov said that the Russian authorities will have to take mirror measures, if Kiev will close the airspace for Russian organizations.