After Iran’s missile attacks on US military bases in Iraq, aviation companies from several countries changed their routes.
The Russian Federal Agency for Aviation decided not to use the airspace of Iran and Iraq.
Russian airlines have been instructed not to visit Iran, Arab countries including Iraq and the Gulf of Oman also not using Iran’s ariel route.
Russian airlines have been told not to operate transit flights to these areas.
Other airlines that have changed their routes include Emirates Airlines, Fly Dubai, Airfrance, Australia’s Qantas Airways, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Air Canada and Taiwan’s China Airlines.
It is to be remembered that on January 3, 2020, Iran’s most important commander, Major General Qasim Sulaimani, was targeted by the US president near the airport in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and his vehicle was fired by a drone with a drone. Suleimani died.
After the death of Major General Qasim Sulaimani, tensions between the United States and Iran have increased and war clouds are shaking in the region.
Meanwhile, a Ukrainian passenger plane crashed in Iran today, killing all 176 people, including crew members.
Ukraine’s Boeing 737 aircraft crashed near Tehran, according to a foreign news agency.
Iran’s state news agency says the plane is believed to have crashed due to a technical malfunction, but an investigation into the incident has been launched.