The US aviation industry has withdrawn from service with Russia. Through Tuesday, American Airlines and United Airlines suspended their flights over the entire territory of Russia due to the ongoing crisis.
In addition, American and Delta Air Lines recently ended their partnerships with Russian airlines.
Russia leases its airspace to international airlines for a fee, but has limited route options within its territory – in some cases, direct to US airlines Ky operates in lucrative markets between North America, India and East Asia.
The Wall Street Journal first reported that the US would close its airspace.
EU and Canadian airspace restrictions have forced Russian airlines to suspend most flights to North America. But an Aeroflot flight turned around after approaching Canadian territory over the weekend after the country’s ban was put in place, while a private flight was mistakenly authorized on Sunday to transit through the air. its part. Canadian authorities said they would investigate the error.
Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration banned US pilots and airlines – this also applies to cargo operations – from flying over Belarus, Ukraine and western regions of Russia.
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