NEWS Authorities in Crimea plans to launch own airline – @theSundaily

Authorities in Crimea said on Saturday they are planning to set up an airline to facilitate connections with Russia and encourage tourism in the Black Sea, a year after the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Moscow.

It says the new airline requires a fleet of six aircraft and 40 pilots to serve 14 planned destinations, later rising to 36, according to a statement on the Crimean government website.