Tag: Ukraine war

US Senators call for ban airlines flying to the US using Russian airspace

Recently, a group of senators have called for a ban on airlines flying to the United States using Russian airspace. The proposal comes amidst rising tensions between the US and Russia, and concerns over Russian interference in US elections, as well as the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The senat...

London Luton Airport marks anniversary of Ukraine invasion

A welcome point at London Luton Airport (LLA) has supported almost 30,000 Ukrainian arrivals and assisted 500 UK Homes for Ukraine sponsors since being established in March 2022. The welcome point at LLA has provided a range of support and services to Ukrainian arrivals including the provision of...

Finnair reduces approximately 150 jobs as it responds to the impacts of the Russian airspace closure

Finnair has ended the change negotiations that were started early October on its plan to reduce 200 jobs globally. The plan was linked to Finnair’s new strategy published on September 7 which targets to restore Finnair’s profitability. Due to the dramatic changes in Finnair’s operating env...

Russia missile strike damages Odesa airport runway

A Russian strike hit the airport in Odesa, southwestern Ukraine, on April 30, 2022, destroying the runway. The runway was a new development opened last July, taking 10 years of construction. Odesa regional governor Maksym Marchenko said Russia had used a Bastion missile, launched from Crimea,...

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