Russian airlines can not fly to Ukraine starting Oct.25

Russian airline companies which have come under Ukrainian sanctions will be banned from flying to Ukraine starting Oct. 25, the State Aviation Service of Ukraine said.

Aeroflot Airbus A330. Source: cclark395 / Flicr

Russian airline companies which have come under Ukrainian sanctions will be banned from flying to Ukraine starting Oct. 25, the State Aviation Service of Ukraine said.

"The State Aviation Service has starting informing Russian companies which have fallen under sanctions that they will not be given permission to carry out flights to Ukrainian cities starting from Oct. 25. Everyone will be informed by the end of the day on Sept.25," the message said.

On Sept. 25 the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers made the decision to ban flights to the country by Russian airlines, including Aeroflot, and Transaero.

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