FAA has issued an emergency order banning all flight operations by US pilots and carriers in Venezuelan airspace, citing “increasing political instability and tensions” and the “associated inadvertent risk to flight operations” stemming from the deteriorating political situation in the country. Mass protests have broken out in Caracas this week as opposition leader Juan Guaidó challenges the Venezuelan president. FAA, in an April 30 notice to airmen (NOTAM), ...

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