EMIRATES | Etihad Airways Suspends Operations Over Strait Of Hormuz, Gulf Of Oman

Abdu Dhabi, June 22, 2019 – Etihad Airways has announced its suspending operations through  Iranian airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman.

In a statement, the national airline of the UAE said, “Following the decision yesterday of the US Federal Aviation Administration to restrict US airline operations in Iranian –controlled airspace,  and will increase journey time on some routes”.

The safety of our passengers and staff is the highest priority for Etihad Airways assured, adding that it is ‘continually engaging with regulatory authorities and conducting our own risk assessments to ensure that our standards are not compromised”.

Updates on affected flights will be provided on the Etihad Airways website, the statement concluded.

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