Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov has not ruled out the possibility of resuming flights between Russia and Ukraine.
"I do not exclude (the possibility of resuming air service), if such requests will come from the Ukrainian side, but after negotiations, which took place at the end of last week, a proposal from the Ukrainian side about the new negotiations were not received ", – RIA "news" the message of Sokolov.
yesterday the Head of Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov said that the dialogue on air transport between Russia and Ukraine will resume, as Kiev is exclusively determined by their desire to continue it. On the first day of the week, Sokolov said that the Ministry of transport of Russia at negotiations with Ukraine on air transport will be profitable for the passengers and economic interests of the airlines. Remember, October 12, 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 25 October the ban came into force. October 23, Moscow made a proposal to Kiev to cancel the limits on direct air mail and in transit for Russian and Ukrainian airlines. Ukraine, with its own hand, made the proposal to consider removing mutual restrictions on transit flights. Ukrainian Minister of infrastructure Andriy Pivovarsky has said that the Russian airlines that fly to Crimea, will not be able to fly in cities of Ukraine and " will have this opportunity only if you give up the flights in the Crimea and paid a fine ". In Crimea on March 16 of last year held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. 21 March 2014 the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, and also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.