Russia's air transport agency on Tuesday banned all Russian civilian planes from flying through Syrian air space after the crew of a Russian passenger jet reported coming under threat over the war-torn country.
flydubai, Dubai's low-cost airline, has announced the launch of cargo operations in Russia as it seeks to grow its fledgling freighter business.
- Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service could start a major investigation into sports doping by the country’s athletes, the head of the All-Russian Athletics Federation said Wednesday.
Reports say that a few days ago Ukrainian security officers at Kiev Airport acted on an Interpol arrest warrant for former Tajik Prime Minister Abdumalik Abdulladjanov, who is wanted in his home country on a variety of charges connected with Tajikistan’s bloody civil war in the 1990s.
An Indian court has acquitted a Russian citizen who was arrested at Goa airport and placed into custody a year ago after a hunting cartridge was found in his luggage, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.