Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is ripping through the air travel industry, prompting no-fly zones and other restrictions. Globe Aware volunteers traveling to their program destinations should be on the lookout for potential flight changes and cancellations.
No-fly zones, canceled flights: How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is disrupting air travel
FEB 26 2022
By Leslie Josephs
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine this week is ripping through the air travel industry, prompting no-fly zones and other restrictions.
Ukraine closed its airspace to civilian flights moments before Russia invaded early Thursday, choking off an exit point.
Lufthansa said Saturday that it will suspend flights to Russia for the next seven days and not use Russian airspace “due to the current and emerging regulatory situation.”