US FAA imposes no-fly zone over Israel/Gaza

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) instructed American carriers not to fly to Israel for 24 hours because of the “potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict in Israel and Gaza.”


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Airlines in the US and Europe suspended flights to and from Israel on Tuesday after a rocket fell about 1.5 km from Ben-Gurion International Airport outside Tel Aviv. Major airlines canceled service — and in several cases, diverted planes in midflight — after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) instructed American carriers not to fly to Israel for 24 hours because of the “potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict in Israel and Gaza.”