AIRBNB Stock – Belarus airspace ban is not a long-term solution
Michael O’Leary instead called on international authorities to secure assurances from the country that there would be no repeat of last month’s forced landing.
Belarus scrambled a warplane to force a Ryanair flight to land in Minsk on May 23.
The plane was carrying an opposition journalist who was then arrested, prompting punitive measures against Belarus in response.
Belarusian carriers are now banned from flying over European Union and UK territory, while EU and British authorities issued a safety directive saying their aircraft should avoid Belarusian air space unless in an emergency.