This action may work well as a sign Russia Get rank for Lufthansa Affiliates Austrian Airlines There was a scheduled flight from Thursday Vienna To Moscow Cancel because Russian authorities did not cooperate.
Based on the recommendation of the EU Aviation Security Agency (EASA), a machine will be Must fly around Belarusn, Austrian airline announced.
Flight route changes must be approved by the authorities. The airline said, “Russian authorities have not given us this permit.” Hence the flight had to be canceled. Russian aviation officials declined to comment.
Moscow has also taken similar action against Air France. To French airline. At least four scheduled flights had to be scheduled from Paris Attack in the Russian capital. A company spokesman had designated “a necessary new permit from Russian authorities to enter its airspace” as the reason for the failure. A representative of the French aviation authority DGAC called the Russian approach “a diplomatic issue at the ministerial level”.
However, other airlines have so far been able to operate their flights to Moscow and other Russian cities. This applies, among other things, to Lufthansa, to which Austrian Airlines belongs, and Dutch KLM, which forms an umbrella company with Air France.
European Union Has urged its airlines that Belarus And to avoid its airspace. A Ryanair jet was first forced to land in Minsk on Sunday by the Belarusian army. Among the passengers were Roman Protasevicht, a journalist and critic of the regime, who was arrested.
Explicit words by the German foreign minister
Meanwhile, the tone of the struggle is intensifying. Federal foreign minister Haikou maso Belarusian President given Alexander Lukashenko Together Threatened a clear backlash from the European Union. Should Lukashenko not give in now, “one must assume that this will only be the beginning of a large and long spiral of sanctions,” Maas said at an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers. Lisbon.
Lukashenko’s behavior is “so unacceptable” that the European Union will not be satisfied with minor sanctions. Rather, the objective is “we want to ban the economic structure and payment transactions in Belarus so that it also has an impact.”
As a first step, Maas called on Lukashenko to immediately release more than 400 political prisoners in Belarus. The SPD politician insisted that the time when the European Union was ready for negotiations is over. It is also necessary to talk to Russia about Belarus. “Everyone knows that without Russia … Lukashenko will have no future in Belarus.”