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CARC denies reports on closure of Kingdom's airspace

By JT - May 24,2022 - Last updated at May 24,2022

AMMAN — The Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) on Tuesday denied the validity of circulated information concerning the closure of the Jordanian airspace. In a statement, cited by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, CARC Chief Commissioner Captain Haitham Misto confirmed that the Kingdom's airspace was not closed at all, with non-stop international aviation transit as usual. The suspension of take-off and landing took place in Queen Alia International Airport for a period of 40 minutes only; for the purpose of preserving the safety and security of civil aviation, he stressed.

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