Russia still aims to restore the air of the message With Ukraine, but the movements towards Ukraine no, told reporters the head of the Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov.
Ukrainian authorities on 16 September, has imposed punishment on 25 of the Russian airlines, which, for example, flew in a Russian Crimea. The Cabinet also banned the transit of Russian airlines. In response, Russia took the mirror measures concerning Ukrainian airlines. From October 25, direct flights between the countries has been stopped for a while.
"we still have an open position. We remain focused on the restoration of the travel air the message With Ukraine, bilateral flights and transit flights, " - said Sokolov.
"we had one meeting in Brussels. Then any coherent position from the Ukrainian partners, We have not received. In General We are in working contact, but movement in this direction in the interests of passengers and aviation authorities are currently not for lack of desire of the Ukrainian authorities ", - said the head of the Ministry on the first day of the week.
The Plenipotentiaries of Ukraine and Russia on 23 October Techconsult held in Brussels on the issue of air service. The Russian delegation made a proposal to the aviation authorities of Ukraine to remove all existing limits on direct air mail and in transit for Russian and Ukrainian airlines, the Ukrainian side, for its part, has made a proposal to discuss removing them only With transit. Falcons October 29, did not rule out the possibility of resuming flights between Russia and Ukraine, if such requests will come from the Ukrainian side.
on the same day the state aviation service of Ukraine received a letter from the Federal air transport Agency With the initiative to hold talks, but a spokesman for the Ministry of infrastructure and transport of Ukraine Irina Kustovskyj said Last news that the Russian side set forth a position is unacceptable for Ukraine. Kiev insisted that the start of negotiations the Russian side has to stop flying to the Crimea and to pay a fine for flights of Russian airlines over the territory where Kiev closed the aviation area.