MOSCOW, November 28 /TASS/. Ukraine has banned four Russian companies from flying to the cities of Kharkov and Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine until further notice, Ukraine’s State Aviation Service said in a telegram.
Aeroflot, Transaero, UTair and UTair-Ukraine are forbidden to fly to Kharkov as of November 29 and to Dnepropetrovsk as of December 1 this year. Ukrainian airline Dniproavia has also been forbidden to fly to Dnepropetrovsk.
Several days ago, Aeroflot’s press service said it was resuming flights to Kharkov and Dnepropetrovsk.
Aeroflot had received permission from Ukraine’s aviation authorities to fly to Dnepropetrovsk and Kharkov when the winter season starts on October 26 and had included those flights into its schedule.
Later, Denis Antonyuk, the head of Ukraine’s State Aviation Service, told TASS that Ukraine was banning Aeroflot’s flights to the two cities as of December 1.