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…

Ukrainian Airline SkyUp Takes Delivery of a New Boeing 737-800

Ukrainian low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines took delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 on Tuesday, becoming the tenth aircraft of this type to join its fleet. The airplane, with the manufacturer’s serial number (MSN) 40249, completed its first flight in July 2011. From August of that year, it operated for FlyDubai and in…

China Sends Commercial Jets to Evacuate Citizens from Ukraine

Since Friday, March 4, China began to evacuate its citizens from active war zones in Ukraine via commercial flights. As of the moment this report has been posted, a total of 7 flights has been executed from Romania and Poland to pick up Chinese nationals and their families to go…

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…

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…

Ukraine Will Launch A State-Owned Carrier In 2022

The crisis has gripped the industry of commercial aviation since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. As a result, governments in various countries triggered numerous interventions in order to prevent many airlines from becoming insolvent and maintain worldwide connectivity in place. The severity of the crisis also…

Ukraine International Airlines Cuts Flights As Government Extends Entry Ban

Following a Ukrainian government decision restricting foreign visitors entering Ukraine until Sept. 28, Ukraine International Airlines will cancel flights to nine destinations and reduce frequencies on six routes. The Ukrainian state’s policy enforces a temporary ban on the entry of foreigners to the country with some exceptions. Between Aug. 29 and…