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Iran 31 Mar
French Notam extended, advice remains unchanged: French operators should avoid Iranian airspace west of 54 Degrees East longitude. In the area east of this line, flights should stay at or above FL320.
Egypt 30 Mar
US Notam updated, advice remains unchanged: avoid overflying the Sinai Peninsula below FL260; if planning to do so, provide 3 days notice to the FAA.
Afghanistan 28 Mar
Updated US Notam, advice remains the same: Stick to airways, and maintain FL330 or higher. If you have to land at airports in the country, minimise ground time; aircraft on the ground have been damaged or destroyed by indirect rocket or mortar fire from militant attacks.
Afghanistan 26 Mar
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: overflights should be at FL330 or above.
Mali 25 Mar
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: Avoid GATB, GAGO, GAMB and GAKL airports; overflights should be at FL260 or above.
Syria 23 Mar
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: Flights are prohibited in Syrian airspace.
South Sudan 23 Mar
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: Overflights should be at FL260 or above.
Iraq 13 Mar
Canada updated Notam: operators should not enter the airspace of Iraq
Iraq 12 Mar
New FAA Notam: US operators are prohibited from overflying Iraq
Iraq 12 Mar
Iraq country summary updated to reflect the new airspace ban issued by the US FAA on Mar 12
Egypt 04 Mar
Updated Irish Notam, advice remains the same: avoid overflying the Sinai Peninsula below FL260
Kenya 26 Feb
Updated FAA Notam, advice remains unchanged: Exercise caution below FL260 in Kenya's airspace east of 40 degrees East longitude (the border region with Somalia) due to extremist and militant activity.
Ukraine 26 Feb
This is just a pointer Notam, directing people to read the SFAR which contains complete information about the US restrictions on Ukraine airspace.
Mali 26 Feb
Updated FAA Notam, advice remains the same: Exercise caution if operating below FL260 in Mali's airspace. If you plan to, notify the FAA 3 days in advance.
Mali 26 Feb
Exercise caution if operating below FL260 in Mali's airspace.
Yemen 19 Feb
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: German operators are prohibited from operating on airways over the Yemen landmass within the OYSC/Sanaa FIR.
Iran 17 Feb
Further (4th reissue) FAA Notam clarifying overwater restrictions in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman.
Syria 09 Feb
New Canada Notam: Canadian operators advised not to enter the airspace of Syria, and there is a potential risk to aircraft within 200nm of the Damascus FIR.
Libya 09 Feb
New Canada Notam: Canadian operators advised not to enter the airspace of Libya
Syria 07 Feb
Risk summary updated
Iran 07 Feb
US FAA Background Notice on Iran
Iraq 05 Feb
German Notam updated - now warns of risk across the entire ORBB/Baghdad FIR below FL260, rather than just specific parts of the country.
Saudi Arabia 04 Feb
German Notam updated, warning level downgraded: Potential risk to operators overflying or landing anywhere along the border with Yemen in the southwest part of the OEJD/Jeddah FIR.
Iran 28 Jan
Germany Notam extended through Apr 30, no upgrade to warning.
Somalia 27 Jan
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: Do not operate to airports in Somalia, and do not overfly the airspace below FL260 except for UR401.
Pakistan 27 Jan
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: potential risk of attacks at all airports in Pakistan.
Iraq 20 Jan
Pointer Notam referencing the UK AIP: UK operators should not overfly the Baghdad FIR, except on airways UL602 to ALPET, UM860 and UM688, when operating above 25,000ft AGL.
Iran 17 Jan
UK operators should not overfly the Tehran FIR below 25,000ft AGL
Sudan 15 Jan
Country summary updated to include the temporary closure of HSSS/Khartoum on 14 Jan 2020 following armed clashes near the airport.
Iraq 14 Jan
New Ukraine Notam: Ukranian operators are prohibited from overflying Iraq
Iran 14 Jan
New Ukraine Notam: Ukranian operators are prohibited from overflying Iran
Iran 11 Jan
Canada has issued a prohibition Notam for Iranian airspace, the first Conflict Zone Notam that Canada has ever issued.
Iran 10 Jan
Following the shoot-down of Ukraine Int Airlines flight 752 in Tehran on Jan 8, multiple countries have issued airspace bans on Iran, and most airlines are now avoiding the entire Tehran FIR. This means that for aircraft operators, the Tehran FIR should be a no-fly area.
Iraq 08 Jan
New Iraq Notam: Iraq issues warning to operators that Iran fired missiles into the ORBB/Baghdad FIR, altitude and trajectory unknown.
Iran 08 Jan
New FAA Notam: US operators are prohibited from overflying Iran
Libya 07 Jan
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: Flights are prohibited in the north-west part of the country (west of 18 degrees East, and north of 26 degrees North) at all flight levels; overflights for the rest of the country should be at FL260 or above.
Pakistan 30 Dec
US Notam updated, advice remains the same: exercise caution flying into or over Pakistan, particularly at low altitudes, due to the risk posed by small-arms fire, attacks against airports, indirect weapons fire and anti-aircraft fire by extremist/militant elements operating in the country.
Pakistan 30 Dec
Exercise caution flying into or over Pakistan, particularly at low altitudes, due to the risk posed by small-arms fire, attacks against airports, indirect weapons fire and anti-aircraft fire by extremist/militant elements operating in the country.
Somalia 11 Dec
Updated US SFAR, advice remains the same: US operators are prohibited operating below FL260 in the airspace of Somalia.
Somalia 11 Dec
Updated US Notam, advice remains the same: US operators are prohibited operating below FL260 in the airspace of Somalia.
Yemen 11 Dec
Updated US SFAR, advice remains the same: US operators are prohibited from overflying the OYSC/Sanaa FIR except on oceanic airways UT702 and M999.
Yemen 11 Dec
Updated US Notam, advice remains the same: US operators are prohibited from overflying the OYSC/Sanaa FIR except on oceanic airways UT702 and M999.
Libya 25 Nov
In Nov 2019, militia advancing on the capital, Tripoli, declared a no-fly-zone around the city, and there is now a very real chance that they will shoot-down civil aircraft attempting to fly to HLLM/Tripoli Mitiga airport.
Libya 25 Oct
Updated Malta Notam: Flights are prohibited in the north-west part of the country (between 11-16 degrees East, and 30-34 degrees North), and any aircraft departing from Libyan airports will be denied landing in Malta.
Libya 24 Oct
New US Notam, advice changed: U.S. operators are prohibited from flying in Libyan airspace.
Libya 24 Oct
New U.S. Background Notice: U.S. operators are prohibited from flying in Libyan airspace
Egypt 20 Jul
British Airways suspends Cairo operations for one week due to security concerns
Japan 27 May
US warning for Sea of Japan expired, no current warnings for Japan.
Venezuela 16 May
Ongoing political and social crisis in Venezuela. On 1st May 2019, the US FAA issued a new “Do Not Fly” instruction to US operators, barring all operations into or over Venezuela, unless operating at or above FL260, and giving a window of 48 hours to leave the country.
North Korea 10 May
Saudi Arabia 01 May
Minor update to summary
United Arab Emirates 15 Apr
Summary updated to reflect latest threat made by Houthi rebels in Yemen to target UAE.
Pakistan 21 Feb
Chad 31 Dec
South Sudan 31 Dec
Kenya 31 Dec
Somalia 31 Dec
Ukraine 31 Dec
Added Crimea risk
Cyprus 31 Dec
Yemen 31 Dec
Afghanistan 31 Dec
Philippines 31 Dec
Turkey 31 Aug
Central African Republic 03 Jun