Russia will increase its airspace capacity from Nov. 17 by implementing Reduced Vertical Separation Minima (RVSM), allowing for an additional six layers. Simultaneously, RVSM will be launched in the neighboring countries of Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. RVSM envisages reduced intervals of vertical separation from 500 m. to 300 m. on heights above 8,900 m. According to the Russian Ministry of Transport, the new rule will reduce the number of ...

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