UK Bans Russia’s Flagship Airline Aeroflot

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has banned Russia’s Aeroflot (AFLT.MM) from flying to the UK, following Russian’s President, Vladimir Putin ordered invasion of Ukraine.

Boris Johnson announced the ban in Parliament and the UK Civil Aviation Authority said it had suspended Aeroflot’s foreign carrier permit.

“This means that Aeroflot will not be permitted to operate flights to the United Kingdom until further notice,” the UK Civil Aviation Authority said in a report carried by Reuters.

Meanwhile, Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps said he had signed restrictions prohibiting all scheduled Russian airlines from entering British airspace.

By Vincent Kubi