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Published: Friday July 18, 2014 MYT 1:40:02 AM
Updated: Friday July 18, 2014 MYT 1:41:04 AM

Turkish Airlines says its flights to avoid Ukrainian airspace

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Airlines said on Thursday all of its flights would avoid Ukrainian airspace after a Malaysian airliner crashed in the east of the country.

"After the incident we have decided to avoid Ukrainian airspace," a Turkish Airlines spokesman said.

(Reporting by Asli Kandemir; Writing by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)


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