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Lithuania wins from Belarus plane bans, Latvia loses

By Linas Jegelevicius on Monday, May 31, 2021

You win some. You lose some. That’s how it has been for the leading Baltic airlines after Europe banned overflights of Belarusian airspace and blocked the country’s national carrier Belavia from using many EU landing strips in retaliation for Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko forcing a commercial Ryanair flight to the ground to arrest a leading opposition journalist on May 23. Belarus lies in a strategic position between north-east Europe and…

Lithuania wins from Belarus plane bans, Latvia looses

Friday, May 28, 2021

You win some. You lose some. That’s how it has been for the leading Baltic airlines after Europe banned over flights of Belarusian airspace and blocked the country’s national carrier Belavia from using many EU landing strips in retaliation of Belarus’ president Alexander Lukashenko forcing a commercial Ryanair flight to the ground to arrest a leading opposition journalist on May 23. Belarus lies in a strategic position between northwest Europe…