Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) has banned Ukrainian carriers YanAir, Wizz Air Ukraine, Ukraine International Airlines and Dniproavia from transiting Russian airspace with immediate effect.The ban affects flights operating to Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan that transit through Russian airspace.Ukraine International Airlines labelled the ban “destructive” and “a tool of political pressure. Russia’s unilateral actions of banning flights force UIA to significantly lengthen its air routes from Ukraine to the East. This will lead to increase in operating costs by 15-20%, as well as to flight delays, which will cause significant inconvenience to passengers.”In May, Ukrainian authorities banned Aeroflot

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