The European Commission has authorised a compensation regime for French airlines to make up for losses caused by closing down parts of international air space
after the September 11 attacks in the US.
The Americans insisted on their fight to fly anywhere in international air space
. From the outside, it looked as if they were groping their way toward some understanding on the procedures to be followed to prevent a recurrence of the incident.
On 31 March, an EP-3E Aries II of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 1, NAS Whidbey Island, Wash., was operating in international air space
over the South China Sea when it was intercepted by two People's Republic of China fighter aircraft.
''Our airplanes were operating in international air space
and the United States did nothing wrong.''
The notion that we would apologize for being in international air space
, for example, is not something we can accept,' Mr Cheney said.
Washington confirmed the Iranian declaration but said the attack was unjustified as the drone was buzzing across international air space
The United States will follow the international law and will continue to enjoy our right to sail into international waters and fly over international air space
, he said.
Swedish fighters intercepted four Russian planes flying in international air space
over the Baltic sea with their transponders turned off, the country's military said on Tuesday.
TURKISH PM: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said that a Turkish military jet downed by Syria on June 22 was hit in international air space
, 13 miles off the coast of Syria.
ANKARA, Feb 13, 2011 (TUR) -- Greek jets intercepted Turkish jets conducting training flights in international air space
over the Aegean Sea, Turkish military said.
The Americans say it was in international air space
, but Beijing says it intruded into Chinese air space.