The Russian state Aeroflot airline has canceled four flights to Ukraine from Russia, Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN
This happened after the last Cabinet has extended sanctions and banned the company's flights to Ukraine. In particular, as noted on the electronic scoreboard of the airports, today and tomorrow three flights were canceled to Kharkiv, and one more to Odesa.
It has happened just after the Cabinet of Ministers, together with the National Security and Defense Council, banned Russian airlines (Aeroflot and Transaero) from Ukraine. The Cabinet of Ministers also prohibits all transit flights of Russian airlines over the territory of Ukraine "if they carry military goods, dual-use goods, or Russian military manpower."
Thus, Russian airlines were put under Ukraine's sanctions and will not be able to operate properly since Oct. 25.
"In pursuance of presidential decree No. 549/2015 on decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine from Sept. 2, 2015, on application of personal, special, economic, and other restrictive measures (sanctions) and by order of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arsenii Yatseniuk, the State Aviation Service of Ukraine has started to inform the Russian airlines, which have been put on the sanctions list, that they will not be granted permission to carry out flights to Ukrainian cities in Winter 2015/2016 (Oct. 25, 2015)," the State Aviation Service reported.
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