2014: Operators Warned to Avoid Flying Over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has joined the FAA in warning flight crews about the dangers of operating over the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, citing the possibility of violence in the northern portion of Egypt’s Sinai Desert. Like FAA’s Notice to Airmen, the EASA Safety Information Bulletin called the threat “a significant risk to aviation overflying the area at or below FL260.” Source National Business Aviation Association