How Aeroflot Is Surviving After Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine —…

Six months have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. Despite overwhelming support for Ukraine from the rest of the world, there is still no end in sight to the conflict between the two countries. Nearly every global industry has seen changes to their operations, supply chains or both, but civil aviation…

European Commission Supports ICAO Condemnation of Russia’s Aviation Law Violations

Since the beginning of the war between Russia and Ukraine, commercial aviation has been one of the sectors that have been impacted the most by the hostilities. The Ukrainian airspace is closed to commercial traffic, and both the European Union and Russia have imposed economic sanctions on each other. As…

Aeroflot Resumes Flights to China

Aeroflot restarted its once-weekly service to China between Moscow and Guangzhou on June 6, 2022. The service resumption follows the flight resumptions to India and Turkey in May. Since early March 2022, many western countries have banned Russian carriers from their airspace following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Moscow-based airline…

Why a NATO No-Fly Zone is Significant in Ukraine-Russia Conflict

The current war in Eastern Europe, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, is the focus of worldwide attention as it is the cause of numerous sanctions against Russia by Western NATO countries. These sanctions include a ban on overflying European airspace, suspension of logistical support to Russian carriers by Airbus…

European Carriers Suspend Asia Flights Amid Ukraine Crisis

As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues escalating, more countries are closing their airspace to Russian carriers and Russia-registered aircrafts. In return, Russia closed its airspace to those countries to retaliate. As most of the routes between Europe and Asia pass through Russia, the result of those sanctions forced…

Russian Airline Aeroflot Violates Canadian Airspace

Canada issued a warning after Russian airline Aeroflot violated a restriction on using Canadian airspace on Sunday.  The infringement occurred on the same day that Canada and Europe announced they would block their airspace to Russian airlines in retaliation to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, putting pressure on the U.S. to…

Ukrainian Government Confirms Destruction of AN-225, the World’s Largest Aircraft

After a morning in which many crossed versions circulated regarding the final fate of the Antonov AN-225, the Ukrainian government, through a publication made at 3:45 p.m. UTC on its official Twitter account, confirmed the destruction of the aircraft. "The world’s largest aircraft 'Mriya' (The Dream) was destroyed by Russian…

Ukraine: The Ongoing Conflict’s Effects on the Aviation Industry

The situation on the border between Ukraine and Russia has always been very tense. To better comprehend the reasons for this war, it is necessary to understand the events of recent years. The first problems in Ukraine began with the series of violent demonstrations called "Euromaidan" on the night of…

Russian Antonov An-26 Crash Site Located

It has been a bad week for air travel. On Tuesday, a Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise Antonov An-26 went missing after attempting a landing in bad weather at Palana Airport in Russia. According to Reuters, all 22 passengers and six crew members are confirmed dead, including Palana's mayor, Olga Mokhierva. Aircraft debris…