Boeing Co. has suspended parts and maintenance support for Russian airlines as well as its operations in Moscow.
Boeing’s move adds to the challenges for Russian airlines to continue operating a fleet of more than 700 Western-built aircraft, Wall Street Journal informs.
European Union sanctions recently barred parts for Airbus SE and other aircraft being exported to Russia, alongside a ban of Russian carriers from EU airspace.
Earlier, Ford suspended its operations in Russia. General Motors stopped exporting cars to Russia.
Russian president Vladimir Putin declared war on Ukraine on February 24 and launched a large-scale invasion. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities. Missiles hit residential buildings.
Martial law was imposed in Ukraine and general mobilization was announced.
Ukraine officially filed a lawsuit against the Russian Federation at the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague. International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim Khan initiated the start of investigation into the situation in Ukraine.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine, with the support of all Ukrainian people, courageously resist the Russian aggression.