Longer flight times after Russia bans UK airlines from airspace | Airline industry

UK airlines face higher fuel costs and longer journey times on flights to Asia and beyond after Russia banned British carriers from its airspace.

The move came in swift response to Boris Johnson’s decision to ban Russian national carrier Aeroflot from landing in the UK as part of a range of new sanctions against Moscow.

British Airways, the only UK airline flying to Moscow prior to the ban,…

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News Source: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/feb/25/russia-airspace-ban-uk-airlines-longer-flight-times-ukraine-sanctions

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