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FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Afghanistan

FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Afghanistan
FAA bans all US airlines from flying over Afghanistan
Written by Harry Johnson

Any US civil aircraft operator that wants to fly into/out of or over Afghanistan must receive prior authorization from the FAA.

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  • FAA stated that the Kabul Airport is not controlled by anyone.
  • The air traffic control is not being carried out in Afghanistan.
  • Just one route along the eastern border remains open.

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a statement today announcing that all US civilian airlines are banned from flying over the entire territory of Afghanistan with the exception of one route that remains open along the eastern border.

Civilian carriers “may continue to use one high-altitude jet route near the far eastern border for overflights. Any U.S. civil aircraft operator that wants to fly into/out of or over Afghanistan must receive prior authorization from the FAA,” the statement says.

Earlier, the FAA stated that the Kabul Airport is not controlled by anyone and the air traffic control is not being carried out in Afghanistan.

On Tuesday, US servicemen completely withdrew from Afghanistan. The Taliban movement stated that Afghanistan has gained complete independence.

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Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for almost 20 years.
Harry lives in Honolulu, Hawaii and is original from Europe.
He loves to write and has been covering as the assignment editor for eTurboNews.

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