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2017-07-31 New Iraq Overflight Restrictions by FAA

Narrative Iraq overflight restrictions for US Airlines The Federal Aviation Administration is restricting U.S. airlines from flying at or below 30,000 feet over Iraq because of what it calls "the potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict" there. Previously, the FAA issued an overflight minimum of 20.000 feet. There were fears that heavily armed militias ...