The state aviation service of Ukraine (state aviation administration) has confirmed that earlier on the request of the Ministry of defence pilots were sent to operational notices (NOTAMs) about the danger of flying over the Black sea.
On Wednesday November 30, UNIAN reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry.
«NOTAM issued in the interests of the defense Ministry. It was their request,» — said in the Ministry of transport on the question of the cause of the alert pilots of the danger of flying in the airspace over the Black sea.
The Ministry also added that according to international standards, Ukraine is the only state which regulates the airspace over the Crimean Peninsula.
«The responsibility for air traffic services in airspace over the high seas within the FIR (flight information region) Simferopol in accordance with the decision of the ICAO Council on February 17, 1997, delegated the Ukraine. Accordingly, Ukraine is the only internationally recognized government providing air traffic services within Simferopol FIR, and published aeronautical information about FIR Simferopol», — noted in the Ministry of transport.
As reported earlier in the media appeared information that on December 1-2, in the South of Ukraine planned research exercises of Air forces of Armed forces of Ukraine, during which will be carried out aerial firing. In the Air force noted that the shooting will be held exclusively in the airspace of Ukraine, in the open sea, and carried out strictly in accordance with international law. However, the media citing sources in the defense Ministry of Ukraine reported that in the case of Ukraine’s missile firings near the temporarily occupied Crimea Russia threatens Kiev missile strike. In a letter dated November 26, in particular, says that if Ukraine will hold such fire, the Russian side, first, will bring down the Ukrainian rocket, and second, a blow to the Ukrainian launchers. In response, the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov has asked the Federation not to panic because of the rocket firing Ukraine. He stressed that the missile tests Ukraine will be carried out in accordance with all international obligations and treaties in its sovereign airspace.
NOTAM – promptly disseminate information (notices) about changes in the rules of conduct and security of flights and aeronautical information. NOTAM contains notice of all amendments, temporary or permanent, which were not included in the latest aeronautical information publication (AIP).
The Ministry of transport confirmed the mailing of the pilots of the danger of flying over the Black sea 30.11.2016