7 Russian airlines had received notice banning flights to Ukraine, said in an interview to television channel "" the head of the Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov.
"Ukrainians have already sent our airlines currently 7 notification about the fact that Since October 25, they do not have the opportunity to fly in the airspace of Ukraine, respectively, I was given the assignment of Federal air transport Agency that similar messages were sent and Ukrainian airlines From October 25," - said Sokolov.
"We must make a step in return and in terms of our bilateral air message. Today we have five Ukrainian airlines flying to the ground in Russia or showed up for the flights on the site (With the winter timetable of the IATA - ed.)", - said the head of the Ministry.
At the moment the notification time on a ban of flights received such airlines as "Aeroflot" and its affiliated airline "Russia" and " don-Avia ", " Transaero ", the airline group S7 "Siberia" and " globe ", as well as regional carrier - Ural airlines.
Russian air companies carry out flights to 10 cities of Ukraine. The route "Moscow-Kiev" apply the four Russian airlines: "Aeroflot ", " Transaero ", "Siberia" and " UTair ". From the capital of Russia to Odessa fly " Aeroflot ", " Siberia ", " Transaero ". From the capital of Russia in Lviv fly UTair. Flight Saint Petersburg - Kiev is used by the airline "Russia" (affiliated structure of "Aeroflot" ). The airline "UTair" flies on the route From Surgut to Kiev.
From the Ukrainian side in the Russian capital, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad From Kiev fly " Ukraine International airlines ". The same carrier flies From Odessa in the Russian capital. Airline "Motor Sich" fly on the route Zaporozhye-Moscow. Flying from Dnepropetrovsk Dniproavia.