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U.S. Bans Russia’s Aeroflot, More Airlines From Buying Parts (1)

April 7, 2022, 10:00 PM

The U.S. issued orders suspending Aeroflot PJSC, Russia’s biggest airline, and two others from receiving U.S. parts and services for their planes, a step that officials expect over time will limit their ability to fly.

The denial orders for Aeroflot, Azur Air, and UTair Aviation PJSC announced by the Commerce Department on Thursday mark the first enforcement action for violation of U.S. export controls imposed over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February.

Some of the airlines’ planes were previously identified by Commerce among more than 100 commercial and private planes of U.S. origin that kept flying to ...