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Canada: Russian plane trespasses into airspace

Canada: Russian plane trespasses into airspace

“We are aware that Aeroflot Flight 111 violated a ban introduced before Russian aircraft could use Canadian airspace,” the Ministry of Transport wrote on Twitter. We will not hesitate to take appropriate steps to comply with the rules and other measures to prevent such violations in the future, “the ministry added in another post.

Aeroflot Flight 111 Flight from Miami to Moscow. NAVCAN – Nav Canada – is a private company that owns and operates the Canadian Air Navigation System for Civil Aviation.

Canada’s Transport Minister Omar Alcabra on Sunday morning Announced the closure of Canadian airspace Effective immediately for flights of Russian airlines. This decision applies to all Russian aircraft, including charter and other aircraft used by Russian carriers.

Russian Aeroflot Airlines is on its way to the United States, not only for flights to Canadian airports, but also to airports in Canada.

Previously, many European countries had closed their airspace to Russian air carriers. On Sunday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a package of additional sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, announcing that it would close EU airspace on Russian-owned, Russian-registered or Russian-controlled aircraft. They will not be able to land, depart or fly in EU territory. This also applies to private jets.

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Canada has so far introduced three series of sanctions against Russia, including – Friday – against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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