With a new set of sanctions imposed on Russia by the EU last week, the trade war between the two sides is gaining momentum. Postulating the potential Russian response, the rumours say that the government at the Kremlin may decide to close its airspace to airlines from the EU and the USA. As alarming as these rumours sound, will Russia actually take that step? It is highly dubious, and below are the reasons why.
Undoubtedly, the ban on flying over Russian territory along the corridors spanning above Siberia would heavily impact the EU’s commercial air carriers, as this is the shortest …read more
Source: European Public Affairs