“The main subject of the negotiations is aviation. I think we will be
very close to an Open Skies with the U.S. and that we will sign an Open
Skies this year,” Kolesnikov said at a news conference following the
The agreement would enable Ukrainian airlines to resume the provision
of air transportation services, which they lost in 2005, he said.
“That is, Ukrainian airlines will be able to fly to any U.S. city
without restrictions, as well as any U.S. companies will be able to fly
to any city of Ukraine,” he said.