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DGCA Asks Airlines To Be Vigilant In Airspace Over Iran, Iraq, Gulf Of Oman, Waters Of Persian Gulf

New Delhi: The DGCA on Wednesday requested Indian airline corporations to stay vigilant and take all precautions within the airspace over Iran, Iraq, Gulf of Oman and waters of Persian Gulf, hours after Ukrainian Worldwide airways carrying 170 passengers crashed close to Tehran in Iran.

“We had held meetings with the concerned Airlines and have sensitised them to remain vigilant and take all precautions,” mentioned a senior official of the Directorate Common of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday morning.

US aviation regulator FAA has additionally requested all US airways to cease working within the airspace over Iraq, Iran, and the waters of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman as a consequence of “events in the Middle East”.

(PTI)

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