Slovakia will have Polish and Czech fighter jets protect its airspace as it gives up its old Soviet-made MiGs. The NATO allies are chiming in to uphold the eastern flank until Slovakia receives new jets in 2024.
10 Oct 2021
China's recent air force maneuvers around Taiwan have caused consternation and confusion. However, there are critical distinctions to be made between rules on entering different kinds of airspace.
5 Oct 2021
French armed forces have reported that flights over Algerian airspace have been cancelled. On Saturday Algeria recalled its diplomat in Paris over comments Emmanuel Macron made.
24 Sep 2021
Algeria said this was a "civilized way" of handling the Moroccan tensions that reignited last year. Morocco did not give an immediate response to flying ban.
28 Jul 2019
South Korean fighter jets have fired warning shots at a Russian reconnaissance plane when it entered the country's airspace. The incident led to mutual recriminations from Moscow and Seoul.
25 Mar 2019
Almost 70 flights into and out of Germany's busiest airport were canceled as faults with traffic control software continue. Airspace in the region will run at 75 percent capacity until safe conditions are restored.