Federal air transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) has sent to the Ukrainian airlines notice about the prohibition of flights to the Russian Federation from October 25, said the Ministry.
punishment of Kiev against Russian airline hit by Ukrainian citizens, who make up more than 70% of passenger flights Between the two countries, said the Ministry, RIA " Novosti ".
"Prohibition will be valid as long as long as the decision of the Ukrainian authorities concerning the Russian airlines will not be cancelled ", - has emphasized in the press service of the Federal air transport Agency, reports the news Agency. On the first day of the week the Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. ordered the Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov to consider the introduction of retaliatory restrictive measures on Ukrainian airlines. 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.