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FAA warns pilots for Ethiopian airspace
21 November 2021

FAA warns pilots for Ethiopian airspace

21 November 2021

The U.S. FAA is advising pilots to exercise caution when operating in Ethiopian airspace below FL290.

FAA issues further restrictions on operating in Afghan airspace

25 July 2021

The United States FAA issued a Notam, containing further restrictions for U.S. aircraft and crew operating in Afghan airspace.

Decision on flight prohibition over conflict zones needed sooner

24 June 2021

In a newly released report, the Dutch Safety Board concludes that it is taking too long to reach a decision to restrict or avoid the airspace above a rapidly escalating armed conflict.

FAA issues warning for flights in Russia-Ukraine border airspace

17 April 2021

The FAA issued Notams, warning U.S. airlines to review current security/threat information and to provide at least 72-hours advance notice of planned flights over airspace covering the Russian-Ukraine border.

FAA extends security notice for flights over Egypt Sinai Peninsula

7 April 2021

The United States FAA extended a security warning for the Egypt Sinai Peninsula by another year due to continuing concern for flight safety. The initial Notam was issued on March 30, 2015, based on the FAA’s assessment that international civil air routes that transit the Cairo (HECC) Flight Information Region (FIR) over the Sinai Peninsula and aircraft operating to […]

FAA extends conflict zone Notam on Pakistan airspace by a year

2 January 2021

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration extended the Conflict Zone Notam on Pakistani airspace by a year, to 1 January 2022.

FAA extends conflict zone warning on Syrian airspace

28 November 2020

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration extended the Conflict Zone warning on Syrian airspace for three years until December 30, 2023. It remains prohibited to conduct flight operations in the Damascus (OSTT) FIR by all U.S. air carriers. Explaining the extension, the FAA noted some recent events, among others: In late February 2020, Syrian air defense […]

EASA updated its recommendations of overflights of Iran and Iraq

29 January 2020

EASA updated its recommendations of overflights of Iran and Iraq.

FAA further extends allowed operations in Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman airspace

28 January 2020

The U.S. FAA has extended the allowed operations in Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman airspace, following a flight ban issued on January 8 and updated on January 10 and January 16.

EASA recommends flights over Iran be avoided below FL250

16 January 2020

EASA issued a Conflict Zone Information Bulletin recommending that flights over Iran be avoided at levels lower than 25,000 feet.