Ukraine Russia Conflict
The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine involves the build-up and deployment of NATO air forces - including the US Air Force - across Eastern Europe. The combined experts of AirForces Monthly, Combat Aircraft Journal and Key.Aero offer analysis on NATO and Ukrainian aircraft movements; Russian and Ukrainian air defences and ongoing operations in the region.
With one of the largest air forces in the world, many are questioning why Russia has not yet achieved control of the skies above Ukraine. Alan Warnes details the situation as we know it
Poland’s Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport, located in the southeast of the country just 50 miles from the Ukraine border, could be playing a significant part of the NATO response to the ongoing Russian invasion, with multiple Allied transport aircraft arriving over the past 24 hours
Finnair has warned that airspace changes caused by the crisis in Ukraine could have a “significant” impact on its business. The Helsinki-based carrier is the among the most exposed to the dramatic deterioration in relations with Moscow
Following days of conflict in Ukraine, one of the largest aircraft ever built, the Antonov An-225 Mriya has been destroyed by Russian forces, according to Ukrainian officals
A senior Ukrainian official has praised the contribution that Turkey has in providing support to the country’s armed forces, before calling out Germany's earlier reluctance
There are new headaches for British Airways this morning as Moscow has banned UK aircraft from its airspace. Key Aero examines the importance of Russian skies to UK operators and investigates the alternatives