“The Ministry of transport of Ukraine has ordered Russian airlines fines 20 thousand

Kiev says that while none of the carriers are penalized for flights in the Crimea, did not pay the penalty, the total amount of which exceeded $103 million

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– The state aviation service (NAS) of Ukraine for the period of the imposition of sanctions against airlines that violated the airspace of Ukraine (flights to Crimea – Interfax), applied to them more than 20 thousand penalties for a total amount of 2.72 billion (at the current rate of $1/26,18 UAH the total amount of approximately $103 million).

This information was submitted to the Ministry of transport in response to the request of the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine”.

The Ministry recalled that the decree of the President of Ukraine of 16 September 2015 put into effect the NSDC decision on the application of personal sanctions to legal persons, in particular, to airlines of the Russian Federation.

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According to SAS, such offenders-airlines of the Russian Federation there are more than 40, among them, in particular, “Aeroflot”, “VIM Avia”, “Gazprom Avia”, “Red wings”, “Russia”, “ALROSA”, “Ural airlines”, “Yamal”, “UTair”, “Transaero”, “224 squadron”, “Kogalymavia” “Falcon”, “Aero bars” and others.

The facts of the offenses are committed on the basis of the automated system of air traffic control Aircon 2100.

“At the same time, regarding the number of violations in the context of airlines, a consolidated account of the Ministry of transport is not conducted, therefore, to provide the specified information is not possible”, – said the Agency.

In relation to mechanism to recover the state notes that, according to the Air Code of Ukraine, if the fine is not paid within 15 days of receipt of the decision on its imposition, enforcement of debt collection exercised by the State Executive service.

As of September 15, 2017, from the amount no penalty was paid.

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