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European Sanctions Force Russian Carrier to Suspend Flights

04 Aug 2014 8:45 PM | Anonymous

 A low-cost subsidiary of the Russian state carrier Aeroflot announced on Sunday that it would suspend all flights as a result of sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union. The sanctions, announced on Tuesday, said the subsidiary, Dobrolet, “facilitates the integration of the illegally annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea into the Russian Federation” by initially offering flights exclusively to the annexed peninsula from Moscow. Dobrolet, which opened with service to Crimea in June, said in a statement that it had suspended the flights because the leasing agreements for its fleet of Boeing aircraft were frozen by the sanctions.   The New York Times.  Read More


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