Ban of Ukraine on flights to the country of the Russian airline would not affect the state of the tourist business of the Russian Federation, since such direction is for the citizens of Russia in practice does not happen, said Last news on the first day of the week press Secretary of the Federal tourism Agency Irina Schegolkova.
"We cannot seriously talk about how aviation of punishment of Ukraine against Russia will affect the tourist flows, as organized tourism between our countries at present there is almost no ", - commented she.
Ukrainian authorities on 16 September, has imposed punishment on 25 of the Russian air companies, 2 of which no longer happens. Included in the sanction list of the largest Russian carriers, including "Aeroflot" (with all subsidiary airlines), rehabilitated "Transaero" and " Siberia ".
according to the information received Biletix, in the summer of 2015, despite the cooling of relations between the countries, the volume of passenger air traffic in Ukraine increased by 22% compared with the same period last year. The key destinations of flights from Russia were Kiev, Odessa, Donetsk and Lviv. Except "Aeroflot" and " Transaero ", in the top 5 largest airlines serving the Russian-Ukrainian direction, was part of S7, UTair and " Ukraine International airlines "." Aeroflot " and "Transaero" has made the flights to Kiev and Odessa each day.