The FAA this month issued updated guidance advising US aircraft operators to exercise caution when flying within or adjacent to the Tehran Flight Information Region (FIR) because of military activities in the Middle East region. The FAA published Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) KICZ A0016/18 on Sept. 9; it will reevaluate the notice in one year. Background information accompanying the notice reports “concerns” over keeping civilian traffic safely separated from military activities. A ...

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