Russia and Ukraine will remove restrictions for the number of carriers and number of flights on the Moscow (DME)-Odessa (ODS) route, effective with the 2012 summer schedule. Currently, only two designated carriers—Transaero (UN) and AeroSvit (VV) are allowed to fly between these cities. Aeroflot (SU) is a VV marketing partner on this route. The new rules will weaken UN’s position on the DME-ODS route as more carriers are allowed to fly to ODS, the third biggest city in ...

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