Within the free trade zone agreement with the EU, Ukraine still discusses the issue of approaching EU market by Ukrainian carriers.

Vadym Kopylov, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, said: "We want our carriers to have normal rights in the European Union. And we are fighting for it".

Ukraine and the EU have been negotiating on free trade zone since 2008. Free trade area should become a part of the Association Agreement. On December 19 at Ukraine-EU summit was announced about the completion of negotiations on an Association Agreement. After this, the First Vice Prime Minister Andriy Klyuyev predicted that the Association Agreement would be initialed within a month and a half.