Ukraine would like to have a Chinese airline open direct flights between Ukraine and China
Ukraine would like to have a Chinese airline open direct flights between Ukraine and China, now Ukraine’s largest trading partner, Krikliy told the EBA. UIA dropped its China flights last fall because Russian sanctions requires Ukrainian airlines to fly costly detours around Russian airspace. China is neutral on Russia’s military moves in Ukraine. Chinese airlines fly through Russian airspace. Krikliy said: “I told the Chinese ambassador – both the previous and the new – that we really want Chinese airlines to have direct flights with Ukraine.