Ukraine

Planes Avoid Ukraine After Malaysia Airlines Incident

Maybe a tad more dangerous than anticipated

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International passenger flights are avoiding Eastern Ukrainian airspace, following the crash of a Malaysian Airlines plane in Donetsk.

Airlines are also redirecting their flightpaths to avoid the area where flight MH17 crashed, according to Flightradar24.

A number of airlines around the world have announced they are going to reroute flights to avoid Ukrainian airspace. The list of companies includes Russian Aeroflot and Transaero, German Lufthansa and Turkish airlines.