Ukraine’s State Aviation Service considers liberalization of the aviation market with the European Union, North America, and the CIS as a priority. The State Aviation Service’s Chairman Denys Antoniuk announced this at the "International Transport Week" forum in Odessa, the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure reports.
According to him, signing of an agreement on Common Aviation Area with the European Union, which is expected on June 5, will lend an impetus to development of routes for Ukrainian carriers. "The agreement on Common Aviation Area will allow liberalization of the aviation market with all member states of the European Union," said Antoniuk.
He said that negotiations are already being held with the United States with the aim of liberalizing the air transport market and that the State Aviation Service also aims to for entry of Ukrainian airlines into the markets of Central Asia, the Caucasus, Moldova, and Belarus.
Antoniuk also said that the State Aviation Service was seeking to create conditions for development of direct international traffic from regional airports, as well as conditions for development of Ukrainian domestic traffic.