Russia, China veto UN Security Council resolution on sanctions against SyriaWorld February 28, 19:54
Gazprom to invest $1.7 bln in development of Kyrgyzstan’s gas supply system — PutinBusiness & Economy February 28, 19:29
Russian Foreign Ministry urges UN to influence Kiev to implement Minsk dealRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 28, 18:50
Russian, Turkish presidents to discuss purchase of S-400 systems — Erdogan’s adviserMilitary & Defense February 28, 18:43
Russian drone can reconnoiter targets at 500-meter altitude during 20 minutesMilitary & Defense February 28, 18:31
Expert warns US may quit arms reduction treaties, resume nuclear tests under TrumpWorld February 28, 17:45
Ex-Finance Minister Kudrin says oil price may slide below $55 per barrel in year’s timeBusiness & Economy February 28, 17:31
Russian Bandy Federation penalizes two clubs for bizarre own-goals matchSport February 28, 17:31
Two lion cubs discovered in Moscow’s industrial districtSociety & Culture February 28, 16:55
YEKATERINBURG, September 29. /TASS/. Russian airline UTair plans to increase the number of flights to Ukraine, its Chief Executive Officer Andrei Martirosov told TASS on Tuesday.
"We’re now studying the issue and I cannot give details regarding dates and number of flights as the situation is changing very quickly," he said when answering the question about the planned number of flights.
The final decision on adding flights will be made within up to 2 weeks, Martirosov said. "I think within 10 days — 2 weeks at most we will take all necessary decisions," he said.
The company was not included in Ukraine’s sanctions list unlike Russia’s top airline Aeroflot (has flights to Kiev, Odessa, Kharkov) and its 3 subsidiaries — Rossiya, Donavia, and Orenburg Airlines, as well as Russia’s second-biggest airline Transaero, which has recently merged with Aeroflot, S7/Sibir airline (third-largest in terms of flights) and Ural Airlines (fifth-largest). Globus, VIM-Avia, Kogalymavia, Gazpromavia, and Red Wings were also included in the list.
Ukraine informed Russian airlines on the ban on their flights to the country on September 25. "The government of Ukraine makes a decision to ban flights of Russian airlines to Ukraine," Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said. "The cabinet of ministers also bans transit flights of Russian air carriers across the territory of Ukraine if they carry goods of defense or dual purpose or Russian manpower," PM added.