Ukraine Introduces Special Regime for Transit of Russian Airlines

The State Aviation Administration of Ukraine starting 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 14, introduces special mode for certain Russian airlines’ transit flights through Ukraine.

It isreported by Censor.NETciting UNIAN.

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In particular, specialtreatment will be applied to Transaero and Aeroflot-RussianAirlines, which operate flights from Russia to Bulgaria, Israel,Turkey, Egypt and Greece through the airspace of Ukraine. "Theseairlines will be able to cross the airspace of Ukraine, but onlywith permission of the State Aviation Administration for eachflight," the Ministry explains.

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The Ministry ofInfrastructure pointed out that such actions will ensure anadequate level of security and streamline transit through Ukrainefor the airlines, "who disregard the rules of international flightsin the closed airspace of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to theclosed Simferopol airfield."

The ministry alsoreminded that the airspace over the ATO area is completely closedand the security of transit flights over the territory of Ukraineis in full control of the UkSATSE company. Earlier the StateAviation imposed 24,480,000 UAH in fines on Russian airlinesaccording to the Ukrainian legislation for illegal use of thecountry's airspace.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n298071