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No-fly zones: Where can planes fly?

POSTED: 10:15 AM CDT Aug 06, 2014    UPDATED: 02:06 PM CDT Jul 23, 2014 

The crash of Malaysian airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine and a recent ban on flights to Israel due to violence near the airport in Tel Aviv has raised questions about which conflict-riddled areas of the world it is safe for commercial jets to travel. Take a look at strict no-fly zones as well as conflict zones, over which it's up to the airlines to decide whether or not to fly.

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The crash of Malaysian airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine and a recent 24-hour ban on flights to Israel due to violence near the airport in Tel Aviv has raised questions about which conflict-riddled areas of the world it is safe for commercial jets to travel. 

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