KLM will no longer fly over Israel and Iran

    The Hawk
    April13/ 2024
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    KLM alters flight routes over Middle East amid Iran-Israel tensions, avoiding airspace for safety while continuing Tel Aviv services, as part of precautionary measures by Air France-KLM group.

    A KLM Embraer E195-E2 Aircraft

    Dutch airline KLM will no longer fly over Israel and Iran, Dutch press agency ANP reported on Saturday, citing a KLM spokesperson.

    KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, said the move was a precaution, referring to the rising tensions between Iran and Israel, but added that it would continue flying to Tel Aviv, on Israel's Mediterranean coast.