The FAA has issued a warning for carriers to avoid flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, citing an increasing risk to civil aviation operations because of the potential for “miscalculation or mis-identification” of aircraft by armed forces in the region. In a May 16 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), the FAA also said aircraft operating in the region risk encountering inadvertent GPS interference and other communications jamming, which could occur “with little to no ...

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