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Mali 21 Feb
Updated US FAA Background Notice, advice remains the same: Caution for US operators in Mali's airspace at all levels due to ongoing fighting, militant activity, and foreign private military presence with advanced air defense systems.
Mali 21 Feb
Updated US FAA Notam, advice remains the same: Caution for US operators in Mali's airspace at all levels due to ongoing fighting, militant activity, and foreign private military presence with advanced air defense systems.
Yemen 14 Feb
Germany has issued a new Notam which clarifies their airspace warning for Yemen. German operators are banned from the airspace over the Yemen landmass within the OYSC/Sanaa FIR up to (but not including) airway B400 over the ocean. For the rest of Yemen’s oceanic airspace, operators should exercise caution.
Ethiopia 01 Feb
Risk summary updated: New flare-up in fighting in the Amhara region (south of Tigray region), including air strikes.
Iran 01 Feb
Risk summary updated: New report of GPS spoofing on airway M701 from ENEDA to NAGRO - the closest airway to Iraqi airspace.
Egypt 29 Jan
UK Notam extended, no change to warning: Caution to UK operators over the Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba due to risk from heightened military activity.
Russia 24 Jan
Risk summary updated: Crash of military transport aircraft in Russian airspace near Belgarod, approx 20nm from the Ukrainian border. Both Russia and Ukraine have accused each other of shooting it down.
Pakistan 17 Jan
Risk summary updated: Iranian missile strike in western Pakistan, and crew reports of GPS spoofing around OPLA/Lahore airport.
Lebanon 15 Jan
New UK Notam: Caution to UK operators in the OLBB/Beirut FIR due to potential risk from military activity.
Yemen 14 Jan
Risk summary updated: US and UK carried out airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen including targets near the capital, Sanaa. This is in response to recent missile and drone attacks in the Red Sea.
Myanmar 11 Jan
Risk summary updated: Armed group shot down a military helicopter in the northern state of Kachin, which borders China. Also a report of GPS jamming on airway A599 that connects with Chinese airspace.
Niger 09 Jan
Risk summary updated: Report of intermittent GPS spoofing in Niger, which began during climb out of DRRN/Niamey and remained until descent to DXXX/Lome in Togo to the south.
Lebanon 08 Jan
Canada Notam extended, no change to warning: Caution to Canadian operators in the OLBB/Beirut FIR due to potential risk from military activity.
Israel 08 Jan
Canada Notam extended, no change to warning: Caution to Canadian operators in the LLLL/Tel Aviv FIR due to potential risk from military activity.
Syria 27 Dec
Updated US SFAR, advice remains the same: US operators are prohibited from entering the OSTT/Damascus FIR.
Mali 20 Dec
Risk summary updated: German operators are now prohibited from the northern part of Mali below FL260, due to escalating military conflict.
Mali 20 Dec
Germany Notam extended, no change to warning: German operators are prohibited from the northern part of Mali below FL260, and should not enter the southern part of the country below FL260.
Yemen 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators should avoid Yemeni airspace, except at or above FL320 in the oceanic airspace in the east of the OYSC/Sanaa FIR (airway B400 and east of).
Russia 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators should not enter the airspace of Russia within 200nm of the FIR boundaries with Ukraine, and exercise caution in the rest of the UUWV/Moscow and URRV/Rostov FIRs.
Saudi Arabia 14 Dec
France AIC updated, no change to warning: French operators should exercise caution in the southwest of the OEJD/Jeddah FIR where ATC could apply ESCAT procedures.
Libya 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators should avoid Libyan airspace.
Iran 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators should not overfly the western half of the country (everywhere west of 54 Degrees East longitude); overflights of the eastern half should be at or above FL320.
Ethiopia 14 Dec
France AIC updated, change to warning: French operators should not fly in the northern section of the HAAA/Addis Ababa FIR below FL320 (previous advice advised against all flights in this area).
Moldova 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators should not enter the airspace of Moldova due to the conflict in neighbouring Ukraine.
Iraq 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators overflying the ORBB/Baghdad FIR should only be on airways UM860 or UL602/L718 northbound or UM688 southbound, at or above FL320.
Mali 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators overflying the part of the DRRR/Niamey FIR located above the Malian territory should be at or above FL320.
North Korea 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution advised to French operators for all North Korea overflights, especially in the maritime part over the Sea of Japan (due to unannounced rocket launches).
Belarus 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators should not enter the airspace of Belarus due to the conflict in neighbouring Ukraine.
Syria 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators should avoid Syrian airspace.
Ukraine 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators should not enter the airspace of Ukraine, including the contested UKFV/Simferopol FIR over Crimea (claimed by Russia as the URFV FIR).
Pakistan 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators overflying Pakistan airspace should be at FL260 or above.
Afghanistan 14 Dec
France AIC updated, no change to warning: French operators should not overfly the OAKX/Kabul FIR below FL320.
South Sudan 14 Dec
France AIC extended, no change to warning: French operators overflying the part of the HSSS/Sudan FIR above South Sudan should be at FL260 or above.
Somalia 14 Dec
French warning transferred from Notam to AIC: French operators should stay at or above FL260 in the HCSM/Mogadishu FIR, except in the overwater portion.
Sudan 14 Dec
French warning transferred from Notam to AIC: French operators should not enter the airspace of Sudan, nor file Sudanese airports as alternates.
Turkey 22 Nov
Risk summary updated: GPS Spoofing being encountered over the Black Sea in Turkish airspace.
Lebanon 10 Nov
New Lebanon Notam: Warning of GPS jamming and spoofing in the OLBB/Beirut FIR, pilots should stick to conventional ATS routes.
Lebanon 08 Nov
Risk summary updated: GPS spoofing reported in the OLBB/Beirut FIR.
Cyprus 07 Nov
Risk summary updated: GPS spoofing reported across the Mediterranean region.
Yemen 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators are prohibited from operating on airways over the Yemen landmass within the OYSC/Sanaa FIR.
Russia 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators should not enter the airspace of Russia within 200nm of the FIR boundaries with Ukraine.
Egypt 02 Nov
Germany AIC updated, change to wording: Caution to German operators over the Northern Sinai Peninsula below FL260 due to anti-aviation and ground weaponry.
Saudi Arabia 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators should exercise caution in the southwest of the OEJD/Jeddah FIR where ATC could apply ESCAT procedures due to the risk of drone and missile attacks from Yemen.
Libya 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators should avoid Libyan airspace.
Myanmar 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution to German operators for flights below FL160 due to a potential risk from military ops, surface-to-air fire and anti-aviation weaponry.
Iran 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution to German operators in the OIIX/Tehran FIR due to risk posed by anti-aircraft weaponry.
Ethiopia 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution to German operators in the HAAA/Addis Ababa FIR due to risk posed by anti-aircraft weaponry.
Iraq 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators should not overfly the ORBB/Baghdad FIR below FL280.
Mali 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators should not overfly the airspace of Mali below FL260.
North Korea 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution to German operators in North Korean airspace (ZKKP FIR) due to launching of test missiles without prior notice.
Belarus 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators should not enter the airspace of Belarus within 200nm of the FIR boundaries with Ukraine.
Somalia 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators should not overfly the HCSM/Mogadishu FIR below FL260, except for airway UR401.
Syria 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators are prohibited from entering the OSTT/Damascus FIR.
Ukraine 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators are prohibited from the airspace of Ukraine, including the contested UKFV/Simferopol FIR over Crimea (claimed by Russia as the URFV FIR).
Pakistan 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution to German operators below FL260 in the airspace of Pakistan due to potential risks from anti-aviation weaponry.
Afghanistan 02 Nov
Germany AIC updated, change to wording: German operators should not enter the OAKX/Kabul FIR below FL330.
South Sudan 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution to German operators below FL260 in South Sudan due to the potential risk from anti-aviation and ground-to-ground weaponry.
Sudan 02 Nov
Germany AIC extended, no change to warning: German operators are prohibited from entering the HSSS/Khartoum FIR.
Syria 31 Oct
Risk summary updated: OSDI/Damascus and OSAP/Aleppo airports were targeted again by airstrikes. OSDI closed temporarily due to runway damage.
Saudi Arabia 27 Oct
Risk summary updated: Cruise missiles and drones launched from Yemen targeting Israel. Some shot down over the Red Sea, others landing on Egypt/Israel border.
Egypt 27 Oct
Risk summary updated: Cruise missiles and drones launched from Yemen targeting Israel. Some shot down over the Red Sea, others landing on Egypt/Israel border.
Sudan 20 Oct
Germany Notam extended: German operators are prohibited from entering the HSSS/Khartoum FIR due to risks from anti-aircraft weaponry and military activity.
Israel 11 Oct
Israel Security Warning NOTAM updated
Israel 09 Oct
New FAA caution note: 2nd FDC NOTAM, FAA advises caution, no restrictions currently, monitor airspace developments.
Israel 09 Oct
Updated restriction, Russian operators - Night operations to LLBG/Tel Aviv prohibited, daylight ops only
Israel 08 Oct
Risk summary updated: Israel declares war, Safe Airspace Level 1 - Do Not Fly. Avoid LL** overflight and LL** destinations.
Israel 07 Oct
FAA caution for Israel: Exercise extreme caution within Tel Aviv FIR (LLLL)
Sudan 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should avoid the HSSS/Khartoum FIR below FL260 due to risks from anti-aircraft weaponry and military activity.
Israel 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should exercise caution in the LLLL/Tel Aviv FIR and follow Notams and ATC instructions closely (Israel might publish restrictions at short notice when air defenses are repelling attacks from Gaza and Syria).
Yemen 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should avoid the OYSC/Sanaa FIR below FL320.
Russia 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators are prohibited from Russian airspace within 200nm of the Russia/Ukraine border, and must do a risk assessment if planning to operate in the UUWV/Moscow FIR.
Saudi Arabia 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Caution to Italian operators in the OEJD/Jeddah FIR where ATC could apply ESCAT procedures with short notice.
Iran 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should maintain FL320 or above in the OIIX/Tehran FIR.
Ethiopia 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Caution to Italian operators in the HAAA/Addis Ababa FIR due to risks from anti-aircraft weaponry.
Iraq 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should maintain FL320 or above in the ORBB/Baghdad FIR due to the risk from anti-aircraft weaponry.
Mali 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should avoid the airspace of Mali.
North Korea 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Caution to Italian operators in the ZKKP/Pyongyang FIR due to risks from missile launches without prior notice.
Cyprus 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Caution to Italian operators in the LCCC/Nicosia FIR due to firing exercises - follow ATC instructions closely.
Somalia 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should maintain FL260 or above in the HCSM/Mogadishu FIR.
Belarus 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should avoid the UMMV/Minsk FIR.
Syria 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should avoid the OSTT/Damascus FIR.
Ukraine 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators are prohibited from the airspace of Ukraine, including the contested UKFV/Simferopol FIR over Crimea (claimed by Russia as the URFV FIR).
Pakistan 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should avoid the airspace of Pakistan below FL320.
Afghanistan 05 Oct
Italy Notam now listed in AIC: Italian operators should not enter the OAKX/Kabul FIR, except on airways P500/G500.
Iraq 26 Sep
Risk summary updated: Several reports of GPS spoofing over the ORBB/Baghdad FIR.
Yemen 25 Sep
US SFAR updated due to waypoints renamed: US operators are prohibited from overflying the OYSC/Sanaa FIR north of a line KAPET-NODMA-IMPAG-TIMAD-PARIM-RIBOK (i.e. the landmass). The US FAA specifically mentions UT702 and M999 offshore routes as being ok to use.
Armenia 20 Sep
Risk summary updated: Ceasefire agreed between Armenia and Azerbaijan, following military conflict in the border zone. Azerbaijan has reopened the border airspace, but most operators are still actively avoiding the region, and routing north via Georgian airspace (UGGG/Tbilisi FIR) instead.
Azerbaijan 20 Sep
Risk summary updated: Ceasefire agreed between Armenia and Azerbaijan, following military conflict in the border zone. Azerbaijan has reopened the border airspace, but most operators are still actively avoiding the region, and routing north via Georgian airspace (UGGG/Tbilisi FIR) instead.
Japan 15 Sep
US extends ban on flights in North Korea's ZKKP/Pyongyang FIR, including the oceanic part over the Sea of Japan, to Sep 2028.
North Korea 15 Sep
US extends ban on flights in North Korea's ZKKP/Pyongyang FIR, including the oceanic part over the Sea of Japan, to Sep 2028.
Sudan 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators should avoid the HSSS/Khartoum FIR due to risks from anti-aircraft weaponry and military activity.
Yemen 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators should not enter the OYSC/Sanaa FIR, including the oceanic part up to airway UT702, due to the potential risks from anti-aviation weaponry and military operations.
Russia 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators are prohibited from the URRV/Rostov FIR, and the airspace of Russia within 200nm of the FIR boundaries with Ukraine in the UUWV/Moscow FIR.
Armenia 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution to Canadian operators in the airspace of Armenia due to potential risk from anti-aviation weaponry and military ops.
Libya 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators should not enter the HLLL/Tripoli FIR, due to the potential risk from anti- aviation weaponry and military operations.
Azerbaijan 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Caution to Canadian operators in the airspace of Azerbaijan due to potential risk from anti-aviation weaponry and military ops.
Saudi Arabia 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators advised caution in the OEJD/Jeddah FIR due to potential risk from anti-aviation weaponry and military operations; also due to short notice ESCAT rules in airspace next to Yemen.
Moldova 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators are prohibited from the LUUU/Chisinau FIR.
Iran 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators should not enter the OIIX/Tehran FIR, due to the potential risk from anti-aviation weaponry and military operations.
Iraq 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators should not overfly the ORBB/Baghdad FIR below FL320, due to the potential risk from anti- aviation weaponry and military operations.
North Korea 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators should not enter the ZKKP/Pyongyang FIR due to risk posed by unannounced rocket launches.
Somalia 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators overflying the HCSM/FIR Mogadishu FIR should be at FL260 or above, due to the potential risk from anti- aviation weaponry and military operations.
Belarus 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators are prohibited from the UMMV/Minsk FIR.
Syria 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators should not enter the airspace of Syria, due to the potential risk from anti- aviation weaponry and military operations. There is a potential risk to aircraft within 200nm of the OSTT/Damascus FIR.
Ukraine 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators are prohibited from the airspace of Ukraine, including the contested UKFV/Simferopol FIR over Crimea (claimed by Russia as the URFV FIR).
Afghanistan 07 Sep
Canada AIC extended, no change to warning: Canadian operators should not enter the airspace of Afghanistan except for overflights at or above FL320 on airways P500 and G500.
Libya 14 Aug
Risk summary updated: Major evacuation of aircraft from Tripoli due to security risk, violent clashes and gunfire.
Afghanistan 25 Jul
Risk summary updated: The US FAA has eased its airspace warning to now permit US operators to overfly the OAKX/Kabul FIR at FL320 and above.
North Korea 11 Jul
Risk summary updated: North Korea is threatening to actively shoot down reconnaissance aircraft in their airspace. This may put civil aviation at higher risk of mistaken identity in or near the ZKKP/Pyongyang FIR boundary.
Venezuela 27 Jun
US KICZ Notam cancelled. There are now no longer any airspace warnings in place for Venezuela.
Sudan 02 May
Risk summary updated: Conflict continues despite ceasefire, Sudan airspace closed.
South Sudan 15 Apr
Risk summary updated: Impact of Sudan military coup.
Moldova 17 Feb
Country summary updated: Added info on spillover risks from the conflict in Ukraine including Russian drone and missile strikes.
Indonesia 08 Feb
The security situation in Papua remains poor. While there are no active airspace warnings for Indonesian Papua or neighbouring Papua New Guinea, the region has a recent history of armed groups targeting either low flying aircraft or airports themselves.
Congo DRC 30 Jan
Risk summary updated: Flights at lower levels in airspace near the border between Rwanda and Congo DRC may be at increased risk, following a recent incident where a Congo DRC fighter jet came under fire from the Rwandan military.
Rwanda 30 Jan
Risk summary updated: Flights at lower levels in airspace near the border between Rwanda and Congo DRC may be at increased risk, following a recent incident where a Congo DRC fighter jet came under fire from the Rwandan military.
Somalia 06 Jan
Risk summary updated: US restrictions updated, flights below FL260 now allowed for flights to/from HDAM/Djibouti airport across the border in the airspace of Ethiopia.
Central African Republic 30 Nov
Risk summary updated: Flights at lower levels near Bangui may be at increased risk, following recent incident where unidentified aircraft dropped bombs targeting a militant group 150nm north of Bangui.
United Arab Emirates 25 Oct
Risk summary updated: No reported drone or missile strikes from Yemen since a ceasefire was agreed in April 2022, but this has not been extended as of Oct 2022, and there are concerns that the conflict may start up again soon.
Japan 04 Oct
Risk summary updated: North Korea fired a ballistic missile directly over Japan - the first to incur on Japanese airspace since 2017. Risk to aircraft from debris from missile re-entries striking aircraft overflying the oceanic part of the ZKKP/Pyongyang FIR over the Sea of Japan.
Ukraine 28 Feb
Country summary updated to reflect flight bans issued by several countries due to risk from military conflict.
Belarus 28 Feb
Country summary updated to reflect airspace warnings issued by several countries due to risk from military conflict in Ukraine.
Kenya 26 Feb
Risk summary rewritten and updated, primary risks, major events.