The Federal air transport Agency made a proposal to the state aviation administration of Ukraine to continue the dialogue about how to restore air messages between 2 countries, according to Russian news agencies.
"Sharing the concern of air carriers and taking into account the lack of any response from the Ukrainian side regarding the results on 23 October 2015 meeting, the Federal air transport Agency sent on 28 October 2015 to the state aviation service of Ukraine a letter in which once again outlined the essence of its proposal and expressed readiness to continue the Dialogue for an early resumption of the air messages between the Russian Federation and Ukraine ", - is informed in the report.
The authorities of Ukraine on September 16 imposed penalties on 25 companies of the Russian Federation, which, for example, flew in a Russian Crimea. In response, Russia has adopted mirror measures regarding Ukrainian aviators. From October 25, direct flights between the countries for the time stopped. In the Federal air transport Agency began to address the Ukrainian airlines With requests to exert influence by maintaining a regular air messages between countries.
"against the background of interrupted direct flights a few days the airlines of third countries have already managed to redirect traffic at their airports With the rise in the cost of flights in 2-2, 5 times compared With the expenses of passengers on direct flights ", - told the Agency.
The Plenipotentiaries of Ukraine and Russia on 23 October convened a technical meeting in Brussels on the issue of air service. The Russian delegation at the talks 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.
Dialogue on services between Russia and Ukraine will resume as soon as the Ukrainian Authorities will decide on the issue, according to the calculations dialogues have the opportunity to pass before the end of October, the first of said Fins news the head of the Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov.