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Iran 29 Oct
New US SFAR: US operators are prohibited from overflying the OIIX/Tehran FIR.
Somalia 26 Oct
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.
Iraq 26 Oct
Germany Notam updated, advice remains the same: overflights should be at FL260 or above.
Iran 26 Oct
Germany Notam updated, advice remain the same: exercise caution in the Tehran FIR due to risk posed by anti-aircraft weaponry.
Saudi Arabia 26 Oct
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: Potential risk to overflying or landing anywhere in Saudi Arabia, but particularly along the border with Yemen in the southwest part of the OEJD/Jeddah FIR.
Pakistan 26 Oct
German Notam updated, new advice that overflights should be at FL260 and above.
Ukraine 23 Oct
Updated French AIC, adding two airways to the list of permitted routes for overflights (M435 and M861). Overflights of the UKFV and UKDV FIRs in the east of the country should only be planned over six Black Sea airways: M854, M856, M860, L851, M435, and M861
Ukraine 19 Oct
Updated US SFAR: the ban on US operators overflying the eastern part of the UKDV/Dnipropetrovsk FIR is extended for another year, but restrictions have now been completely lifted on overflights of the UKFV/Simferopol FIR.
Iraq 16 Oct
Updated US SFAR: US operators are prohibited from overflying the Baghdad FIR below FL320. However, the long running FAA Notam (KICZ A0036/20) which completely bans traffic at all levels still stands.
Azerbaijan 05 Oct
New Azerbaijan Notam: Caution advised in the UBBA/Baku FIR due to the spillover of the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Specific warning of threat posed by long-range missiles, which they claim Armenia has used to target locations throughout Azerbaijan.
Armenia 04 Oct
New Armenia Notam: Caution advised in the border region between Azerbaijan and Armenia due to ongoing conflict.
Armenia 29 Sep
Country summary updated: new warning advising operators to avoid the border region between Armenia and Azerbaijan due to escalation in military ops.
Azerbaijan 29 Sep
Country summary updated: new warning advising operators to avoid the border region between Armenia and Azerbaijan due to escalation in military ops.
Afghanistan 24 Sep
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: overflights should be at FL330 or above.
Mali 17 Sep
Updated German Notam, guidance remains the same: Avoid GATB, GAGO, GAMB and GAKL airports; overflights should be at FL260 or above.
South Sudan 17 Sep
Updated German Notam, advice remains the same: Overflights should be at FL260 or above.
Libya 14 Sep
Updated German Notam, guidance remains the same: operators are prohibited from overflying Libyan airspace. Do not enter any part of the HLLL/Tripoli FIR at any flight level.
North Korea 09 Sep
Updated German Notam, advice remains unchanged: there is a potential risk to overflights of North Korean airspace (ZKKP FIR) due to launching of test missiles without prior notice.
North Korea 07 Sep
US extends ban on flights in North Korea's ZKKP/Pyongyang FIR to September 2023.
Mali 20 Aug
Country Summary updated: Bamako Airport has reopened following last week’s military coup which overthrew the government, overflights remain unaffected.
Yemen 14 Aug
German Notam updated, advice remains the same: German operators are prohibited from operating on airways over the Yemen landmass within the OYSC/Sanaa FIR.
Egypt 11 Aug
Updated German Notam: Entire Sinai Peninsula presents a risk below FL260 for overflights and landings, with a particular focus on the northern part.
Libya 27 Jul
US warning on Libyan airspace extended to March 2023.
United Arab Emirates 23 Jul
Updated UAE Notam, warning remains the same: risk from Houthi weapons in Yemen targeting UAE territory
Azerbaijan 23 Jul
New French AIC: Operators should not overfly the border region with Armenia in the western part of Azerbaijan west of 47’20 East longitude, except for certain airways in the far north of the UBBA/Baku FIR at FL340 or above.
Armenia 23 Jul
New French AIC: Operators should not overfly Armenia east of 44’45 East longitude.
Turkey 22 Jul
Updated Notam, no new advice.
Azerbaijan 17 Jul
New German Notam: caution advised in the UBBA/Baku FIR due to escalation in military ops along the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan including anti-aircraft weaponry.
Armenia 17 Jul
New German Notam: caution advised in the UDDD/Yerevan FIR due to escalation in military ops along the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan including anti-aircraft weaponry.
Syria 29 Jun
German Notam updated, guidance remains the same: Flights are prohibited in Syrian airspace.
Iraq 17 Jun
Updated Ukraine Notam: Ukranian operators are prohibited from overflying Iraq
Iran 17 Jun
Updated Ukraine Notam: Ukranian operators are prohibited from overflying Iran
Iran 20 May
UK Notam extended, advice remains the same: UK operators should not overfly the Tehran FIR below 25,000ft AGL
Iraq 12 Mar
Iraq country summary updated to reflect the new airspace ban issued by the US FAA on Mar 12
Syria 07 Feb
Risk summary updated
Sudan 15 Jan
Country summary updated to include the temporary closure of HSSS/Khartoum on 14 Jan 2020 following armed clashes near the airport.
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.
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.
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
Country summary updated to include the possible shoot-down of an Embraer EMB-120 while on approach to Bardale airstrip on May 4, 2020.
Ukraine 31 Dec
Added Crimea risk
Cyprus 31 Dec
Yemen 31 Dec
Afghanistan 31 Dec
Philippines 31 Dec