Conflict in Ukraine


Russia's invasion of Ukraine is affecting numerous areas, including air traffic. The Federal Council is monitoring the situation closely and is taking the necessary measures step by step.

Mandatory notification of flight between Switzerland and Russia

Decisions of the Federal Council

29.3.2023 - Aircraft operators of non-scheduled flights between Russia and Switzerland, operated directly or via a third country, shall notify all relevant information concerning the flight to the FOCA prior to their operation, and at least 48 hours in advance. 

Art. 29a of the Ordinance (in german)

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Last modification 07.07.2023

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