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Iran Air's A321 arrives in Tehran (Photo: Mohammad Ali Marizad [CC BY 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

FAA Prohibits U.S. Carriers from Persian Gulf Airspace, Other Airlines Reroute Aircraft

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) to all U.S. air carriers, commercial operators and those pilots issued with FAA airman certificates prohibiting overflying the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman due to “heightened military activities and increased political tensions.” The order comes after several days of events which have seen the U.S. President condemn Iran for the shooting down on Wednesday of a “U.S. unmanned aircraft system" and the alleged mining of neighboring…

United, Air India Marketing New Delhi Flights as Nonstop Despite…

With Pakistan restricting access to its airspace, airlines operating in the region have been forced to take indirect flight paths to get to their destinations. While this may mean an extra hour or so flying time and a brief delay for some, it means fuel stops for those flying the…

London Airspace Left Incapacitated After Computer Failure

On Dec. 12, 2014, all London airspace was closed because of a computer failure, and no flights would be accepted in or out of London until 7 p.m (GMT). The closure of the airspace affected the third busiest airport in the world; London Heathrow, along with London City, Luton, Stansted…