2015-10-08 Parts of turkish airspace restriced because of military activity
Due to ongoing multinational military traffic and combat operations the upper airspace in southeastern Turkey and along the border to Syria is no longer open for civilian aircraft. (see chart below)
As of Oct 7 2015, air traffic control advised all operators flying in , out and through this specific airspace to avoid conflict situations.
Operators were forced to circumfly the region via routes in Egypt or Iran.
Here is a list provided by Eurocontrol of current airspaces restrictions where special NOTAMs or warnings have been issued. -> [LINK]
Eurocontrol message release Oct 8th:
Network Manager has been informed and gathered information over the past 24 hours concerning military air activity evolutions in the Middle East. The situation is closely followed with the concerned authorities, the airspace users representatives and with the ANSPs potentially impacted. Currently there is no major impact on the traffic demand patterns in the NM area. Any further information and impact assessments will be provided on the NM NOP Portal, as and if the situation requires it. / NMOC Brussels
AP = Airport / AL = Airlines / Avn = Aviation / AW = Airways / C/N: Construction Number / DSP = Domestic Scheduled Passenger / DNP = Domestic Non-Scheduled Passenger / DSC = Domestic Scheduled Cargo / DNC= Domestic Non-Scheduled Cargo / GND = On the ground / parked, stored / FMN= Flying Mission, Air Work / FRY = Ferry-, Positioning Flight / IMC = Intrument Meteorological (flying) Conditions / ISP = International Scheduled Passenger / ISC=International Scheduled Cargo / INP = International Non-Scheduled Passenger / INC =International Non-Scheduled Cargo/ OPS = Flight Operation(s) / NRV = Non-revenue, Private Flight / TRN =Training Flight / TST = Test & Certification Flight / VMC = Visual Meteorological (flying) Conditions