UK adds private jets to its Russian flight ban

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced tonight that he has strengthened the previous flight ban on UK airspace, that previously included Russian flag carrier airline, Aeroflot, to now include any Russian private jet. “Putin’s actions are unlawful and anyone benefiting from Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is not welcome here,” Transport Secretary said on Friday evening. The ban is effective immediately, meaning all Russian private flights cannot enter UK airspace or touch down there.  The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had already suspended Russian Aerflot’s foreign carrier […]

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