Airspace over Ukraine is devoid of commercial airline traffic as planes use corridors well to the south of the country.
Almost eight years after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) was shot down over eastern Ukraine, airlines are avoiding flying over the imperiled country.
The Ukrainian government has closed airports in eastern Ukraine because of the invasion by Russia, while that country warned its airlines to stay away from that disputed zone.
Airlines are also avoiding Russian airspace to the east of Ukraine.
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