Kyiv from October 25 to bans flights to Ukraine for all Russian companies from the sanctions list, said a spokesman of the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine Kristina Nikolaev.
"the story is about flights in the Ukrainian airports: not transit, and arrivals in Ukrainian airports. The SAS will not give the companies, which have come under punishment, the permission for operating flights since the beginning of winter aviation (October 25) ", – Nikolaev said, reports RIA " Novosti ". According to the press Secretary, the ban on the transit of military goods and dual-use goods.
on the last working day of the week Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the government started considering the introduction of additional punishment relative to Russian organizations. From his part Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov said that the Russian authorities will have to take mirror measures, if Kiev will close the airspace for Russian airlines. However, the biggest Ukrainian air carrier – "Ukraine International airlines" – already said that it fears the mirror of sanctions on Russia due to the ban on companies Aeroflot and Transaero operate flights to Ukraine. Recall, 16 September, on the Internet office of the President of Ukraine announced a list of physical and legal entities, placed under Ukrainian punishment in connection with events in Crimea and Donbass. For example, the penalties imposed on 25 Russian airlines, two of which no longer exist. According to the document, published on the Internet representation of the President of Ukraine, to the sanctions list includes the largest Russian carrier Aeroflot and its subsidiary airlines 3 – " Donavia ", "Orenburg airlines" and "Russia" and adopted in the early autumn under the reorganization of Aeroflot the second largest Russian airline " Transaero ". Similarly, in the list of " AK bars Aero ", " Atran ", " Borisfen-Avia ", " VIM-AVIA ", " Gazprom Avia ", " Kogalymavia ", ZAO po Cosmos, " Fly ", Red Wings Airlines, " Rusjet ", " ruslayn ", " Siberia ", " Cyrus-Avia ", " Ural airlines ", " Center-South ", " Shar Inc Ltd ", " Yakutia ", " Yamal ". In addition, the list includes Federal state budgetary institution "Special flight detachment "Russia" office of the President of the Russian Federation (aviation movement of the head of the Russian Federation and other highest officials of the state) and the Federal state unitary aviation enterprise of the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia. According to the document, all companies not fully or completely banned the transit of resources, flights and travel THROUGH the territory of Ukraine.