Air France has decided to avoid eastern Ukraine air space after a Malaysian Airlines plane crashed in the area, according to Reuters.
The French airline's move comes after Lufthansa similarly stopped flying over the region with immediate effect.
Thousands of online users have taken to social media to call for the victims of the Malaysian airliner crash to be returned to loved ones.
United States intelligence officials admitted that they do not know who fired the surface-to-air missile that downed flight MH17.
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