BREAKINGNEWS| Trump Says U.S. Ship Destroyed Iranian Drone In Strait Of Hormuz

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 18, 2019 – President Donald Trump said the USS Boxer destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday after the aircraft threatened the ship by flying to within 1,000 yards of it. He called on other countries to condemn Iran and protect their own ships. 0 \lsdunhideuse

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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

KSA | Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Discuss Iran’s Escalatory

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, and US President Donald Trump held a telephone call on Friday to discuss Iran’s escalatory behavior, said White House. “The two leaders discussed Saudi Arabia’s critical role in ensuring stability in the Middle East … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Discuss Iran’s Escalatory

Breaking News & Middle East | British Airways Says Will Follow U.S. Guidance To Avoid Parts Of Iranian Airspace

London, UK – British Airways said on Friday it will adhere to guidance from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A) to avoid parts of Iranian airspace and its flights will continue to operate using alternative routes. Thursday’s emergency order from the FAA came after Iran took down a high-altitude U.S.drone with a surface-to-air missile, sparking … Continue reading Breaking News & Middle East | British Airways Says Will Follow U.S. Guidance To Avoid Parts Of Iranian Airspace

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