The European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) has warned airlines and regulators of a “significant risk” to civil aircraft operating through Egyptian airspace. “Due to ongoing insurgent activity, operators of civil aircraft should be aware of the risk to flight operations safety in the Northern Sinai Governorate of Egypt deriving from possible use of small arms fire, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and anti-aircraft fire, including shoulder-fired man-portable air ...

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