Angelina Timofeeva. Lufthansa has no plans to open air service on the routes between Russia and Ukraine, said on Wednesday Last news authorized official of the airline.
"Lufthansa has no plans to open air service between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. There are neither legal nor commercial reasons ", - said the head of the Department.
"If in the end announced the closure of air links between Russia and Ukraine will arise an increased demand for Lufthansa flights from Germany to both countries, the airline may respond to this increased capacity on existing destinations," added the Commissioner of the airline.
The Federal air transport Agency on Tuesday notified the Ukrainian airlines committing or intending to conduct flights on a platform of Russia, the ban on flights to/from Russia since October, 25th of current year, which will be valid until, until will not be cancelled this decision of the Ukrainian authorities concerning the Russian airlines.
Ukrainian authorities on 16 September, has imposed punishment on 25 of the Russian air companies, 2 of which no longer happens. Included in the sanction list of the largest Russian carriers, including "Aeroflot" (with all subsidiary airlines), Transaero airlines and S7 group. According to the decree of the President of Ukraine, all of them are not fully or completely banned the transit of resources, flights and travel through the territory of Ukraine.