The European aviation safety Agency (EASA) announced that airlines can consider flying over parts of the Crimea.
This is stated in the Information Bulletin of the Agency on safety issues, reports «European true».
As noted in the document, airlines can consider flying in the airspace around Simferopol on two marked trails.
The Agency notes that now there is a sound basis for risk mitigation measures, and that airlines can use the information provided by Ukraine, for flight planning.
The Bulletin also stresses that the coordinate planes in the airspace over the Crimea will be the Ukraine.
Earlier, the European organisation for the safety of air navigation (EUROCONTROL) has banned flights to Crimea, particularly in Simferopol and Sevastopol in connection with the annexation of the Peninsula and territorial dispute between Ukraine and Russia.
According to The Wall Street Journal, this decision is a political victory for Ukraine, which requested approval of individual routes over the Crimea last summer.
In addition, Ukraine will be able to obtain funds for maintenance of foreign aircraft and use them to pay air traffic controllers and equipment modernization.
The Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Andrey Pivovarsky not aware of the resolution of the European aviation safety Agency to fly over the Crimea.
«We’re not reported. Such information from the European aviation safety Agency we have not received», — he said in comments to «European truth».
Eurogentest aviation security was allowed to fly over Crimea 18.02.2016