The Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria and the United Kingdom closed their airspace to Russian planes after the attack on Moscow invasion of Ukraine on Friday.
“I ordered the preparation of a Council resolution of The ministers who go lead at closing of airspace to Russian airlines,” Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki tweeted.
A law is to enter effect at midnight, according to news TVN24 channel, citing government spokesman Piotr Mueller.
The Czech Republic also plans to close son airspace to Russian planes, Prime Minister Petr Fiala toldissue of a Cabinet meeting.
The Czech Transport Ministry has said that Russian airlines should suspend their air traffic to and from the Czech Republic of midnight. The state-owned Czech Railway announced he would send two trains to the Polish-Ukrainian border to take refugees.
Bulgaria also said it would ban flights to the country operated by Russian airlines and close son airspace for all Russian planes from Saturday, the Transport Ministry announced on Friday evening.
The ministry said the move was a result of climbing of the military conflict and as sign of solidarity with Ukraine.
British transport minister Grant Shapps said in a tweet on Friday that no Russian private jet can fly in British Airspace or Touch Down effective immediately.
“Putin’s actions are illegal and anyone profiting from Russian aggression in Ukraine is not welcome here. I tightened our ban in the UK so that no Russian private jet can fly in UK airspace, or landing – effective immediately,” Shapps tweeted.
Shaps’ move comes after Russia banned British airlines from landing at its airports or crossing son airspace, following London’s ban on Flights of Russian airline Aeroflot imposed in reply to russia invasion of Ukraine.