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02 Jan 2020 | 05:10 AM UTC

Kenya: US Issues travel advisory on Kenyan airspace December 31

US Federal Aviation Administration issues air travel advisory for US-registered aircrafts flying in Kenyan airspace due to militia activity December 31

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Event

As of Tuesday, December 31, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an air travel advisory for all US-registered aircrafts traveling in Kenyan airspace due to militia activity. The FAA warned that aircrafts could be targeted by militia anti-aircraft weapons when on the ground in airports or flying at low altitudes. Authorities announced that the advisory will be reviewed in February.

A heightened security presence remains possible is to be expected throughout Kenya and near airports in the coming weeks.

Advice

Individuals in Kenya are advised to monitor the situation and to exercise caution when flying into, out of, within, or over the territory.