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Some international airlines, including Australia’s Qantas Airways and South Korea’s two major carriers, Asiana and Korea Air Lines, shifted the route taken by flights operating over Ukrainian airspace months ago amid increasing tensions between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels.

The airlines took extra security precautions despite no official ban from regulators on flying through the area, even as others continued to use the route.

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