Russian airlines banned from flying to Ukraine

Yatsenyuk has banned airlines with tricolor from flying to Ukrainian airports.

25 September 2015 17:40

"In accordance with a decision by the Security Council, the government of Ukraine is adopting a decision to ban flights by Russian companies, primarily Aeroflot and Transaero, to Ukraine, as well as transit flights by Russian Federation across the territory of Ukraine if they carry double-purpose military hardware or troops," Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk told a government meeting, according to the government website.

He also ordered to inform Russsia on the relevant decision:

- Russian planes with the Russian tricolour have no business in Ukrainian airports!