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American carrier United Airlines is reportedly halting the use of Russian airspace and is also looking to temporarily cancel two routes between the US and India.

According to CNN, the airline plans to cancel San Francisco to New Delhi and Newark to Mumbai.

In addition to temporary cancellation, United Airlines intends to re-route flights between Newark and Delhi, as well as between Chicago O’Hare and New Delhi.

Earlier this month, Russia closed its airspace for 36 nations including all the 27 EU countries but did not mention the US airline in the list.

On 2 March, the US barred all Russian aircraft and airlines from using or entering its airspace.

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The orders will impact all passenger and cargo flights, along with scheduled and charter flights.

Recently, the American airline also withdrew its codeshare services operated in conjunction with Aeroflot, the Russian national airline, in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Meanwhile, United Airlines was recently in the news for operating its first commercial aircraft using 100% sustainable aviation fuel in one of two engines.

Virent, World Energy, Boeing and CFM International supported the carrier in this initiative.