Nav Canada Explains Aeroflot Airspace Violation

An Aeroflot Airbus A319 parked at the gate.
Credit: Bill Carey
The pilot of an Aeroflot airliner that violated Canadian airspace on Feb. 27 after it had been closed to all Russian aircraft declared the flight to be on a humanitarian mission, air navigation service provider (ANSP) Nav Canada said. Two other Russian aircraft departing from U.S. airports also...

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