FAA Prohibits U.S. Carriers From Overflying Iran, Iraq

Credit: Aviation Week
WASHINGTON—The FAA issued Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) the evening of Jan. 7 prohibiting U.S. civil aircraft operators from using airspace over Iraq, Iran, the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The agency issued the NOTAMs as emergency orders, following U.S. Defense Department confirmation that Iran...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and unmanned aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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