BreakingNews & Middle East | International Airlines’ Response to FAA on Iran Airspace

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, June 22, 2019 – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions. Some international airlines are taking precautions following the FAA order. Here are some statements … Continue reading BreakingNews & Middle East | International Airlines’ Response to FAA on Iran Airspace

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

Breaking News & Middle East | Australia’s Qantas Directs Flights Away From Strait of Hormuz

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Australia's flag carrier, Qantas Airways Ltd, said on Friday that its flights over the Middle East would avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone in the region. The restriction will mean a slight change to the route for flights between Australia … Continue reading Breaking News & Middle East | Australia’s Qantas Directs Flights Away From Strait of Hormuz

Middle East | FAA Prohibits Operators From Flying Over Some Iran-Controlled Airspace

Washington, USA – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued issues an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying on overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions. In a separate advisory to operators, FAA said according to flight tracking applications, the nearest civil … Continue reading Middle East | FAA Prohibits Operators From Flying Over Some Iran-Controlled Airspace