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The Breakdown: Ukraine Airspace Risks

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Conflict in Ukraine: Airspace Risks

When Russia’s military invaded Ukraine in February 2022, civilian flights in and out of the region were quickly diverted as Ukrainian and Russian airspace closed. Commercial airlines, security analysts, and aviators are now working with limited routes for flights between Europe, the Middle East and East Asia – forcing planes into a narrow and tumultuous airspace.

In this episode of The Breakdown, MJ Banias investigates potential dangers for people travelling in the region.