Ukrainian airlines are asking the Federal air transport Agency to allow flights to the Russian Federation in the winter season on the three routes announced on the first day of the week in the Russian Ministry.
"Despite the fact that the Ukrainian side initiated the termination of the air of the address, in Rosaviatsia has received a letter from LLC "Airline" Atlasjet Ukraine " with the request for the opening of the winter navigation season 2015-2016 flights on three routes: Kiev * Moscow, Odessa – Moscow and Kiev – St. Petersburg ", – cites the letter of the Ministry news Agency. It is noted that also a petition to open flights in the winter season on the route Kiev * Moscow and Lviv – Moscow appealed LLC "Airline" UTair-Ukraine ".
The Federal air transport Agency in response sent a proposal to Kiev to negotiate the challenges of flying in the winter, RIA " Novosti ". On 12 October the Ministry of transport of Russia has received the notification of the State aviation administration of Ukraine about a complete stop of the air messages between Ukraine and Russia on October 25. Before Kiev was a list of unwanted Russian airlines, and one of the RF carriers which fly to Ukraine, the ban will not hit. October 2, the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Paris at the meeting in the "Normandy format" has expressed readiness to discuss with Moscow the crisis in the field of air service. 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 September 28, the Ukrainian authorities have notified airlines of the Russian Federation of entered against them sanctions – prior to this it was declared 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.