Chinese airlines rerouted away from Ukraine air space

(AGI) Beijing, July 18 - Chinese airlines will not route directflights to Europe over eastern Ukraine, the Civil AviationAdministration of China said on Friday. The decision was madeafter a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was shot down over thecountry on Thursday, killing all 298 passengers. Chineseairlines have rerouted 28 flights to avoid the region.Alitalia, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, Aeroflot and Air Francehave also ordered their flights not to use eastern Ukraineairspace. . .

(AGI) Beijing, July 18 - Chinese airlines will not route directflights to Europe over eastern Ukraine, the Civil AviationAdministration of China said on Friday. The decision was madeafter a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was shot down over thecountry on Thursday, killing all 298 passengers. Chineseairlines have rerouted 28 flights to avoid the region.Alitalia, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, Aeroflot and Air Francehave also ordered their flights not to use eastern Ukraineairspace. . .