Non-military American aircraft were banned from flying over Iraq, Iran and the waters of the Persian and Omani Gulf.
The American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) imposed restrictions on non-military US aircraft “to operate in the airspace over Iraq, Iran and the waters of the Persian and Omani Gulf.” Reports CNN, Wednesday, January 8, with reference to the management statement.
“The Federal Aviation Administration issued a message to air workers tonight, which defines flight restrictions that prohibit US civil aviation operators from operating in the airspace over Iraq, Iran and the waters of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman,” the statement said.
The FAA will continue to monitor events in the Middle East, was also stated.
As reported earlier, on the night of January 8, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps launched a retaliation operation for the assassination of General Soleimani.
Land-to-ground missiles were fired from Iran at two bases in Iraq, where the US military is located.
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