Russian airlines in the first half of 2015 431 thousand transported Passengers in the opposite direction, said last working day of the week the head of the Ministry of infrastructure Andriy Pivovarsky.
"in the first half of 2015, the passenger traffic between 2 countries amounted to about 657 thousand People. Of them by Russian airlines 431 thousand People. These are the carriers that are trapped in the sanctions list ", – the expression quotes the Minister news Agency.
Brewer said that the state aviation service of Ukraine sent on Thursday a letter to Russia, where he asked, so that was prohibition, and who got there." I hope that on the last working day of the week will receive a response ", - has declared the head of Department. On 30 September Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk ordered to discuss the Russian retaliatory measures against the airlines of Ukraine. At the same time he considers baseless retaliatory measures from Russia, which also banned Ukrainian companies the use of its airspace. On the first day of the week the Ukrainian authorities have notified airlines Of the Russian Federation of entered against them sanctions – had previously stated that Kiev is not fully or completely closed its airspace to flights and cargo transportation for 25 Russian airlines. The Kremlin has called the decision of Kiev close connections with Russia " act of madness ". For its part, the Federal air transport Agency has written to airlines of Ukraine of the notice on the prohibition of flights to the Russian Federation from October 25. The transport Ministry of Russia proposed the initiative to the Russians, wishing to get to Ukraine by air, fly to Kiev through Belarus, Moldova or Turkey. The former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov called the suicidal decision of the Ukrainian authorities to penalize airlines of Russia, he thinks that This is another step to the breakdown of relations between the two countries.