Russia has closed its airspace for the British planes, Report informs with reference to the Federal Air Transport Agency.

“February 25, 2022, from 11:00 Moscow time, a restriction was introduced on the use of the airspace of the Russian Federation for flights of planes owned, leased or operated by a person associated with the UK or registered in the UK, to points in the territory of the Russian Federation, including transit flights through Russian airspace,” the statement reads.

The Federal Air Transport Agency notes that this measure was taken in accordance with the provisions of the Intergovernmental Agreement on Air Communication between Russia and the UK as a response to unfriendly decisions of the UK aviation authorities regarding the restriction on regular flights of planes owned, leased or operated by a person related to with Russia or registered in the Russian Federation.