Belavia cancels flights to Belgrade, Budapest, Chisinau and Tallinn due to EU and Ukraine flight ban

  • Belavia cancels scheduled flights to Belgrade, Serbia
  • Belavia cancels scheduled flights to Budapest, Hungary
  • Belavia cancels scheduled flights to Chisinau, Moldova

Belarusian national carrier in trouble Belavia announced today on its website that it has canceled its scheduled flights to Belgrade, Serbia, Budapest, Hungary and Chisinau, Moldova from May 29 to June 30 (for now) because it was banned by the European Union and Ukraine to use their airspace.

“Due to the ban by the aviation authorities of the EU and Ukraine to use airspace and the inability to perform flights, scheduled service to Belgrade, Budapest, Chisinau is suspended for the period from May 29, 2021 to June 30, 2021 “, Belavia said. noted.

Belavia also said it was “calculating possible route variants for scheduled and charter flights affected by the restrictions introduced in order to determine their viability.”

The airline announced that in order to bypass the airspace of several countries, regular flights to Istanbul and Larnaca would follow a modified schedule.

Belavia has also canceled all flights to Tallinn, Estonia, from May 28 to August 28.

On Monday, following the Belarusian state’s hijacking of a Ryanair flight, EU leaders decided to prevent Belarusian airlines from landing at EU airports and flying over the EU, also advising European carriers to suspend their flights in the country’s airspace.

A number of countries have already closed their airspace to the Belarusian air carrier, including the UK, France, Latvia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Finland, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia.

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