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Jordanian Civil Aviation Authority Temporarily Closes Airspace | Stay Informed on Regional Developments | Aviation Safety Updates
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Jordan closes airspace amid rising tensions between Israel and Iran

The Civil Aviation Regulatory Authority of Jordan has announced the temporary closure of Jordanian airspace in response to increasing regional tensions. The decision, made following a risk assessment in line with global aviation safety standards, affects all incoming, departing, and transiting aircraft.

Effective from 20:00 UTC, or 11:00 pm GMT, the closure is described as precautionary and will be continuously reviewed and updated as necessary. The authority cites the need to maintain the safety and security of civil aviation amidst evolving circumstances.

In order to maintain the safety and security of civil aviation in the Jordanian atmosphere and in the light of the increasing regional tensions in the region and after a risk assessment in accordance with the standards for civil aviation safety followed globally
The authority has decided to close Jordanian airspace in front of all incoming, departing and transiting aircraft temporarily and precautionary starting from 20:00 UTC, i.e. 11:00 pm local time for the next several hours and this will be updated and constantly reviewed according to developments - The Jordanian Civil Aviation Regulatory Authority on Facebook

The closure underscores the authority's commitment to upholding rigorous safety measures and protecting the interests of passengers, crew, and aircraft. It aims to mitigate potential risks associated with the current regional situation.

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