Nov 3, 2021
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Belavia intends to replace American aircraft with Russian


Belavia intends to replace American aircraft with Russian
Federal news agency

The United States may ban the leasing of its aircraft for Belavia. The company has foreseen such a turn of events, Minsk is considering the option of litigation with Washington, since the civil aviation of Belarus suffers losses in the amount of 10 million dollars a month.

Belavia’s website states that the company uses Boeing 737-8 aircraft. 737-800. 737-500 and 737-300, but the sanctions pressure from the West is forcing Minsk to look for other liners; as an alternative, Russian-made vessels can be used.

It is worth noting that after the Ryanair incident in May 2021, the West introduced another package of sanctions against Belarus. The plane, flying on the route Athens-Vilnius, urgently landed in Minsk because of the message about mining. One of the Belarusian oppositionists, Roman Protasevich, was on board. As a result, the EU countries banned Minsk from using their airspace, and Belaeronavigatsia added to the sanctions list.

Earlier in NewInform: under the conditions of Western sanctions, Belarusian food exports increased by 12.6% and brought in almost $ 5 billion.

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