Amidst the worsening Ukraine crisis, a Passenger plane coming from Portugal Flights into Ukrainian airspace with destinations in Kiev are blocked. Ukrainian low-cost airline Skype said on Sunday that the plane’s owner, an Irish leasing company, revoked the crew’s permission to fly over Ukrainian airspace at the last minute. the machine is Unscheduled landing in Moldova have to.
“Despite the airline’s efforts and the Ukrainian government’s willingness to speak to the leasing company,” Skype said, the plane’s owner “categorically refused permission to enter Ukrainian airspace.” Transfer options are now being worked out for the 175 passengers stranded in Chisinau on Flight 175.
Despite tensions with Russia, Ukraine is currently no reason to close their airspace, Mikhailo Podoliak, Advisor to the President’s Chief of Staff Such an idea “nonsense”, If airlines change their flight plans, it has nothing to do with the decisions of the Ukrainian state. This reminds him of a “partial blockade”.
The incident comes a day after Dutch airline KLM announced the suspension of its Ukraine flights due to the Ukraine crisis. It is expected that other Western airlines will soon stop their flights to Ukraine – also because Insurance costs for such flights continue to rise in view of the crisis needed. It commemorates the 2014 crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, in which 298 people were killed. (AFP/Reuters)