ROME, FEBRUARY 28 – The airspace over St. Petersburg, in Russia, within a radius of 200 kilometers will remain closed until 13.20 Moscow time (11.20 in Italy). This was announced by a source close to the TASS Air Transport Agency. Shortly before, the city authorities had announced, in a statement on Telegram, a temporary halt of flights arriving and departing from Pulkovo airport. “We inform you of the introduction of a temporary airspace restriction until 10:20 UTC (+3 hours Moscow time) in the area surrounding (Pulkovo airport) within a radius of 200 km, at all altitudes . We ask you to use alternative flight routes and make sure you have sufficient fuel reserves. The reasons for the flight cancellations will be communicated later,” the source told Tass. (HANDLE).