Planes. Easa's Czib Bulletin on Fir Jedda, Saudi Arabia
Overflight and take-off as an area of conflict with Yemen is not recommended
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published yesterday an information bulletin on conflict zones (Czib, Conflict Zone Information Bulletin) concerning the Jedda region, Saudi Arabia. Referring specifically to a Flight Information Region (Fir) on Jedda.
The bulletin is about to the German Notam B0486/17 (issued on 28th August 2017), which advises German aircraft operators not to plan and operate flights within the South-West sector of Jedda Fir (Oejd). The measure includes not only the overflight of the zone, but also take-off maneuvers and landings at the Oeab (ie the international airport of Abha, located 105 km from the border with Yemen) due to ongoing military operations with use of ballistic missiles.
The German Notam is valid until February 28, 2018, while the Easa Czib is valid until July 9th.
The Easa bulletin is attached below of this AVIONEWS.
World Aeronautical Press Agency