The largest Ukrainian airline Company "Ukraine International airlines" (UIA) considers possible alternative flights via Minsk or Riga in connection With the closing of the Russian environment, said the press-Secretary Yevheniya satska.
Tuesday MAU has received notification from the Federal air transport Agency on the ban of flights in the Russian Federation From October 25.
"Immediately to catch the whole market, passenger traffic at once is impossible, it is not enough of the resources that are on the market for flights From other countries. That is, we consider possible alternatives to flights via Minsk, for example, or via Riga. However, between these countries and Russia also there is an intergovernmental bilateral agreement that regulates the number of frequencies, number of designated carriers ", - told a press-Secretary MAU on air of TV channel " ".
in her expressions, UIA transported during the year between Ukraine and Russia about 350 thousand passengers, doing 2, 5 thousand flights. The cancellation of flights, said spokesman will have a marked negative effect, and this is the 1st turn will be reflected on the price of tickets.
The first Federal air transport Agency on Tuesday notified the Ukrainian airlines committing or intending to conduct flights on a platform of Russia, the ban on flights to/From Russia From the 25th October this year, which will be valid until, until will not be cancelled this decision of the Ukrainian authorities concerning the Russian airlines.
Air mail between the Russian Federation and Ukraine is performed on a number of fronts. From the capital of Russia, St. Petersburg and Surgut flights to Kiev, Odessa and Lviv execute five Russian airlines - Aeroflot, Transaero, Sibir, UTair and Rossiya. On the Ukrainian side From Kiev, Odessa, Zaporozhye and Dnepropetrovsk in the capital of Russia, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad operate flights, " Dniproavia ", "Motor Sich" and " Ukraine International airlines ".