Putin bans ALL British flights to and from his country – What We Know!

Russian owned aircraft will be banned from UK airspace from midnight until May 23, the Civil Aviation Authority has announced

Putin bans ALL British flights to and from his nation in response to UK ban on Russian airline Aeroflot

Russia’s civil aviation authority as we speak banned UK flights to and over Russia in retaliation for a British ban on Aeroflot. 

The transfer has implications for flights between the UK and Asia, though airways – resembling British Airways – have already begun avoiding the nation’s airspace. 

The Kremlin’s choice got here after the Division of Transport introduced it had barred Russian business and civilian plane from the UK skies from midnight final night time. 

Russian owned plane shall be banned from UK airspace from midnight till Could 23, the Civil Aviation Authority has introduced

‘A restriction was launched on the usage of Russian airspace for flights of aircrafts owned, leased or operated by an organisation linked to or registered within the UK,’ the Rosaviatsia aviation authority stated in a press release.

The ban took impact from 11:00 am Moscow time (8:00 GMT), it stated, and included flights transiting by way of Russian airspace.

In the meantime, the UK Division of Transport issued a Discover to Airmen (NOTAM) asserting its ban would have an effect on all plane ‘owned, chartered or operated by an individual related with Russia’. 

This encompasses business plane, resembling these operated by Russian flag service Aeroflot – but additionally personal planes utilized by oligarchs.  

The ban contains airspace over the UK’s territorial seas – though it won’t forestall jets flying outdoors the 12-mile territorial restrict. 

It is going to begin at midnight and can proceed till 11.59pm on Could 23. 

The Civil Aviation Authority instructed MailOnline yesterday: ‘Following the announcement by the Prime Minister in Parliament as we speak, the UK Civil Aviation Authority has suspended the overseas service allow held by Aeroflot Russia Airways (Aeroflot) till additional discover.

‘Which means Aeroflot won’t be permitted to function flights to or from the UK till additional discover.’

MailOnline has approached the Division of Transport for a remark.  

The Department of Transport has banned all Russian aircraft from UK airspace from midnight until 11.59pm on May 23

The Division of Transport has banned all Russian plane from UK airspace from midnight till 11.59pm on Could 23

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