According to “Reuters,” the decision banning Russian flights from entering US airspace is taking effect today”
In his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, US President Joe Biden declared that all Russian flights would be barred from entering US airspace.
The US Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration has announced that restrictions prohibiting Russian aircraft and airlines from entering and using US airspace will go into effect by the end of Wednesday.
All aircraft owned, licensed, operated, registered, leased, leased, or controlled by any Russian national or beneficial owner are prohibited from flying.
According to the government, this includes passenger, cargo, and routine flights, as well as charter flights.
“All Russian air carriers and other Russian civilian aircraft will effectively be barred from entering US airspace as a result of this decision.”