Russian missiles fired at Syria pose hazard to commercial flights

In an unusual warning, the EU’s flight safety regulator has said commercial flights between Europe and Asia face a serious threat from cruise missiles fired at Syria by Russian warships in the Caspian Sea. In response to the bulletin from the European Aviation Safety Agency, a number of airlines changed their flight routes this week, while others, including Cathay Pacific, announced the cancellation of flights through the hazardous area.

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