Belarus

Russian Su-30 fighter jets to be permanently based in Belarus

Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets of the Russian Air Force arrived in Belarus to form a joint training center for the air forces of both countries....


Western spy planes patrol before Russian exercise Zapad 21

Five observation flights by western spy planes took place over the Baltic Sea ahead of Russian and Belarusian forces’ Zapad 21 exercise....


Iraq to Belarus flights suspended over EU migrant crisis

All Iraqi Airways flights to Minsk were suspended for one week over the illegal migrant crisis happening at Lithuania-Belarus border....


Ryanair flight 4978: DOT suggests banning US-Belarus ticket sales

The Department of Transportation issued an order proposing to prohibit the sale of passenger air transportation between the US and Belarus....


O’Leary: Ryanair FR4978 pilots were given no alternative to Minsk

According to Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary, Belarus ATC gave pilots of flight FR4978 no alternative but to divert to Minsk....


EU to move forward with Belarus sanctions

The European Union moves forward to enact sanctions on Belarus following the Ryanair flight FR4978 incident on May 23, 2021....


Belarus to appeal to ICAO over EU and Ukraine airspace bans

Belarus will appeal to the ICAO over the decision of EU member states and Ukraine to ban Belavia from using their airspace....


Air France flights unauthorized to enter Russia once again

Two Air France flights between Paris and Moscow had to be canceled on May 31, 2021, as they lacked the authorization for their routes avoiding Belarus airspace....


FR4978: all the holes in the story

The diversion of Ryanair flight 4978 contains a lot of mysteries. We have gathered all the available data in one place. Let's check what does not match....


ICAO takes up investigation of Ryanair FR4978 forced diversion in Belarus

ICAO will investigate the alleged forced diversion of Ryanair flight FR4978 by the Belarus regime....