Georgian Civil Aviation Agency recommends overflight of Iranian and Iraqi airspace should be avoided
Georgian Civil Aviation Agency recommends overflight of Iranian and Iraqi airspace should be avoided

The Georgian Civil Aviation Agency calls on airlines registered in Georgia to refrain from using the airspace of Iran and Iraq.

“Based on recommendations issued by the Integrated EU Aviation Security Risk Assessment Group, due to Iranian and Iraqi air space safety risks and Ukrainian aircraft disaster probable causes, Georgian Civil Aviation Agency calls on airlines registered in Georgia to avoid overflight of Iranian and Iraqi airspace”, the statement released by the Agency reads.

Based on information released by European Union Aviation Safety Agency, Iranian and Iraqi air space is evaluated as high-risky by Integrated EU Aviation Security Risk Assessment Group. The group recommends that overflight of Iranian and Iraqi airspace should be avoided as a precautionary measure.

The Georgian Civil Aviation Agency expresses its sincere condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight.

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