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UK announces new Russia sanctions

  • Legal Development 20 May 2022 20 May 2022
  • UK & Europe

  • Crisis-Ukraine-Russia

On 19 May 2022, the UK government announced new Russia sanctions, targeting Russian airlines.

The measures are said to prevent Russian airlines from selling their unused landing slots at UK airports, said to be worth an estimated £50 million. The sanctioned airlines are: 

•    Aeroflot;
•    Ural Airlines; and 
•    Rossiya Airlines.

The Financial Sanctions Notice can be found here: Notice_Russia_190522.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)


The government press release can be found here: UK targets Russian airlines with new sanctions - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

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