The Most Valuable Airspace in the World


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  • nick12345304
    nick12345304  4 days back

    Say "Siberian overflight rights" ten times fast.

    • Jonathan Shay
      Jonathan Shay  4 days back

      What a pity that such a useless, unproductive, backwards country stands between two of the most productive, advanced, important regions of the world.

      • Withertrav394
        Withertrav394  4 days back

        0:44 So you are pretending Crimea is Russian? How dare you

        • Eccentric Gamer
          Eccentric Gamer  5 days back

          Long story short, Russia ruins everything.

          • Moshe the Zealot
            Moshe the Zealot  1 weeks back

            Do any other countries charge russian airlines any fees? Does russia even have any airlines?

            • Lotukkab Gaming
              Lotukkab Gaming  2 weeks back

              Where are the sources for this video? I could use them

              • fifthof
                fifthof  2 weeks back

                Interesting vid about something I hadn't really thought about before. It is odd, when e think now, about the extra lengths it took to get to Asia before the overfly agreement.

                • NotAsian
                  NotAsian  2 weeks back

                  This is a little misleading since back then flying was like catching a bus only the stops were further apart.

                  • POTATO
                    POTATO  2 weeks back

                    I really don’t want Russia to allow Norwegian to fly over them.... I love SAS and I want to work for them when I grow up.

                    • SuperVt100
                      SuperVt100  2 weeks back

                      The power of real estate: location, location, location.

                      • Lunatic Lunala
                        Lunatic Lunala  2 weeks back

                        Alaska is the only US state that was mad when the USSR fell

                        • jorge jesus mendoza balleza

                          RIP wow btw

                          • noooddle
                            noooddle  3 weeks back

                            Before the fall of the USSR, I worked for an oil company. We use to sell a heck of a lot of jet fuel in anchorage. It was amazing how it changed.

                            • Boi
                              Boi  3 weeks back

                              So basically... Russia is a massive douche...

                              • Rhythm Ray
                                Rhythm Ray  3 weeks back

                                Russia be like
                                I'd rather have no money than having little money

                                • steve moore
                                  steve moore  3 weeks back

                                  rubbish , I flew British air to japan 6.7.1974 and JAL on 19.12.1974 and both times we refueled in Moscow , further more the return flights were via Anchorage

                                  • Yan Nikoloff
                                    Yan Nikoloff  3 weeks back

                                    Ok. If you wanna say A then you have to say B. Russia makes the same rules for other countries which was imposed on Russia. Sometimes it’s cheaper to go in St. Peterburg on BA then on Aeroflot. And don’t forget mention that Asian airlines flying easily over Siberia. And if you try to criticise Russia for using Siberian airspace as geopolitical weapon, then you should remember that West using Visa, Adobe, Microsoft same and thinking that Russians going let anyone push on them is wrong

                                    • WindowStudios45
                                      WindowStudios45  4 weeks back

                                      “Wow air”

                                      • Ahmed Elrasheed
                                        Ahmed Elrasheed  4 weeks back

                                        If I got $1 for every time he said 'overflight rights' I'd be a millionaire.

                                        • Ashoka Zylstra
                                          Ashoka Zylstra  4 weeks back

                                          6:21 no US Airlines fly to Russia today, no?

                                          • UConnhuskyandrewnduati
                                            UConnhuskyandrewnduati  4 weeks back

                                            8:55 well that's not a problem anymore...

                                            • Axonteer
                                              Axonteer  4 weeks back

                                              Swiss rulz

                                              • Ashwin Umapathi
                                                Ashwin Umapathi  1 months back

                                                Alaska’s still right in the middle of most routes between Asia & North America, so Anchorage’s international terminal would still be a perfect place for airlines taking that path (& paying Russian elites that $100 per passenger overflight fee 😒) to layover.

                                                • mu ma
                                                  mu ma  1 months back

                                                  This is why any direct flights from Japan to Europe is more expensive than via the Middle East. Also this explains why many flight pass through Japan, instead of Russian sky, from China and Korea. ZIPAIR would be the first LCC passing Russian territory.

                                                  • 7 Stars
                                                    7 Stars  1 months back

                                                    The best ! thank you

                                                    • Carter Reid
                                                      Carter Reid  2 months back

                                                      Winnipeg baby. I live there

                                                      • Joe C
                                                        Joe C  2 months back

                                                        did you say at 5:10 that Anchorage only sees a flight every few days?

                                                        • Brady M.
                                                          Brady M.  2 months back

                                                          Rip wow airlines 😔

                                                          • AtleMyhre
                                                            AtleMyhre  2 months back

                                                            Just read in the news now, that Norwegian are considering buying Sukhoi Superjets 100, if a Siberia flyover permit is in the pot.

                                                            • Miklos Kanyuk
                                                              Miklos Kanyuk  2 months back

                                                              Crimea is Ukraine! So part of Europe! Correct your mistake!

                                                              • Jesus Nunez
                                                                Jesus Nunez  2 months back

                                                                News from chile



                                                                • richard carr
                                                                  richard carr  2 months back

                                                                  GREAT VIDEOS THANKS

                                                                  • MrWarrior201
                                                                    MrWarrior201  2 months back

                                                                    Lol WOW air....RIP

                                                                    • Alexey
                                                                      Alexey  2 months back

                                                                      "China AND Taiwan"

                                                                      Chinese people hate this guy

                                                                      • Morit Lh
                                                                        Morit Lh  2 weeks back

                                                                        It should be China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macua

                                                                      • NSA
                                                                        NSA  2 months back

                                                                        Not so much the people as the Chinese government

                                                                    • Metal Jacket
                                                                      Metal Jacket  2 months back

                                                                      Enjoy it while you can russia , technology will surpass atmospheric flights , and nobody owns space.

                                                                      • Alex Beau
                                                                        Alex Beau  2 months back

                                                                        So isn't Russia thereby saving the climate? Or is it bad no matter what because it's Russia?

                                                                      • CanCycle
                                                                        CanCycle  2 months back

                                                                        0:28 “just these countries, last time I checked Europe and East Asia were not countries.

                                                                        • Andreas Urbanczyk
                                                                          Andreas Urbanczyk  2 months back

                                                                          The question is how high does an airspace reach? Are there any limits? Beside the plane's limitation

                                                                          • Sayan guria
                                                                            Sayan guria  2 months back

                                                                            America put sanction, they have to make money somehow

                                                                            • Coltin Yancey
                                                                              Coltin Yancey  2 months back

                                                                              That moment when Wendover shows a place youve been. I worked in the international terminal at Ted Steven in Anchorage. The airport now specializes in cargo aircraft, with only limited pax flights.

                                                                              • Keith Moon
                                                                                Keith Moon  2 months back

                                                                                You should listen to the song 'Route 66' to find out how to pronounce 'route' correctly

                                                                                • Philip Robb
                                                                                  Philip Robb  2 months back

                                                                                  It's the most profitable not the most valuable.

                                                                                  • Rene Headbanger
                                                                                    Rene Headbanger  2 months back

                                                                                    russian government is the next level of disgusting

                                                                                    • A-P R
                                                                                      A-P R  2 months back

                                                                                      what about american ? previous ?

                                                                                  • Margs_Aviation
                                                                                    Margs_Aviation  2 months back

                                                                                    Anchorage is a best example of radiator springs 😢

                                                                                    • Timothy Keller
                                                                                      Timothy Keller  2 months back

                                                                                      very informative. somewhat scary tho

                                                                                      • Just A Roblox Player
                                                                                        Just A Roblox Player  2 months back

                                                                                        North korea is apparently home to the world's largest and most developed cities, hmmm.

                                                                                        • peace and love
                                                                                          peace and love  2 months back

                                                                                          London NY LA Japan is shorter route

                                                                                          • Matthew McCurry
                                                                                            Matthew McCurry  2 months back

                                                                                            fuck russia

                                                                                            • A-P R
                                                                                              A-P R  2 months back

                                                                                              not a problem, you can fly through Alaska
                                                                                              and f... your mother