Aeroflot A350 flight #SU111 violated Canada’s airspace

Russian airline Aeroflot (AFLT.MM) on Sunday violated a ban on aircraft from the country using Canadian airspace, regulator Transport Canada said, on the same day the restriction was imposed in response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. “We are aware that Aeroflot Flight 111 violated the prohibition put in place earlier today on Russian flights using…

BREAKING Switzerland closes its airspace to Russian flights and backs full EU sanctions against Russia

Switzerland followed suit with other European countries in closing its airspace to Russian flights. Neutral Switzerland had previously declined freezing the assets of Russian individuals and companies. But the government has now decided that such a stance is no longer compatible with preserving its neutrality in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Swiss President Ignazio…

BREAKING France, Italia, the Netherlands, Austria and Iceland to close its airspaces to Russian Airlines

New countries decided to close its airspaces to Russian Airlines from Sunday evening. Minister of transport Jean-baptiste Djebarri announced that France is closing its Airspace to Russian aircraft. Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management announced that the the Netherlands will close its airspace to Russian aircrafts from Sunday evening. Italia Presidency of the Council of…

BREAKING Ireland to close its airspace to Russian planes

Ireland will close off its airspace to all Russian aircraft as the invasion of Ukraine continues. On Sunday morning, Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney confirmed that Ireland will move to shut off the country’s airspace to Russian planes. He tweeted: “Shocking Russian attacks on Ukraine overnight. Ireland will move to shut off Irish airspace…

New satellite image shows Kyiv Boryspil International airport’s runways undamaged and blocked by vehicles to prevent Russian aircraft from landing

Satellite images show Kyiv’s international airport undamaged, with runways blocked by vehicles. New satellite images show Boryspil Airport, Kyiv’s international airport, appearing unscathed — but its runways have been blocked by vehicles. The images, released by Planet Labs PBC, verify rumors of actions taken across Ukraine before the Russian invasion began. At the airport, runways…