This Graphic Shows Just How Many Flights Are Avoiding Ukraine Right Now

In the wake of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, airlines are in a hurry to reroute their planes from Ukraine.

Following the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on Thursday, which Ukraine government officials say was shot down, major airlines are avoiding Ukraine airspace.

The graphic above from shows the avoidance of airspace above Ukraine.

The following major airlines have confirmed they are avoiding Ukraine airspace:

- Lufthansa
- Aeroflot
- Virgin Airlines
- Delta
- Air France
- British Airways

EuroControl announced the following air routes over Eastern Ukraine are closed until further notice.

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