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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....


The infamous history of aircraft hijacking | Quiz

As Belarus has drawn attention to the most basic principles of international aviation law, let's take a look at some hijackings in history....


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....


“Bomb threat” email sent after Ryanair flight diverted by Belarus

The secure email provider Proton said the “bomb threat” message used by Belarus to justify intercepting a Ryanair flight was sent minutes after the diversion....


Flight intercepted in Belarus: ICAO holds emergency meeting

The International Civil Aviation Organization will hold an urgent meeting on May 27, 2021, over the diversion of flight FR4978 by the Belarus regime....


Ryanair flight diversion: Lukashenko gives his version

Following the outrage over the diversion of a Ryanair flight, Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said he “acted legally” to counter a bomb threat....