Russian airline "Aeroflot" has received notification from the aviation authorities of Ukraine regarding the prohibition of flights to the country from 25 October, said the organization.
According to the official envoy of " Aeroflot ", the airline received a letter from air services of Ukraine on the introduction of the ban on flights from the winter schedule IATA, beginning on 25 October, RIA " Novosti ". On the first day of the week the Ukrainian authorities have notified airlines of the Russian Federation of entered against them sanctions. Last week, press Secretary of the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine Kristina Nikolaev said that Kyiv from October 25 to prohibit flights to the Ukraine for all Russian companies from the sanctions list. Prior to this, 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 penalties on Russia due to the ban on companies Aeroflot and Transaero operate flights to Ukraine. Recall, 16 September, on the Internet representation 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 to the list of 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.