Kiev ban Russian planes An fly abroad if their owners try to arrange the maintenance of the courts to bypass the Ukrainian developer. This was stated by the management of the company “Antonov”, which goes to the concern “Ukroboronprom”.
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The President of the Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing enterprise “Antonov” Alexander Kotsyuba warned of a possible ban on international flights by Russian An-124. This will be the case if the owners of the ships refuse the service developer.
Earlier in mass-media there were messages that Russia wants to abandon the Ukrainian service of aircraft grade An to transfer this function to local companies. In particular, technical support of transport An-124 “Ruslan” can do Aviation complex named Ilyushin ” (JSC “Il”).
Kotsyuba in response to threatened sanctions. “They can internally to correct these rules, laws, whatever. Another issue is that we as a developer have the right to put a ban on the flights of their aircraft outside of Russia”, — he said at a press conference.
If the technical component will be managed by someone else, said the head of the company, “Antonov” will not be able to guarantee the safety of air transportation.
In Russia planes of “Antonov” are used both for passenger and for freight transport. The most well-known developments “Antonov” are An-2 (biplane), a passenger airliner An-24, heavy cargo aircraft An-124 (“Ruslan”) and largest aircraft in the world Antonov An-225 (“Mriya”), said RIA Novosti.