British Airways and KLM among airlines avoiding Iranian airspace over shootdown


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British Airways, Dutch airline KLM (AFLYY), Australia’s Qantas Airways (QAN.AX), Singapore Airlines (SINGY), and Malaysia Airlines are among several carriers that have said they will avoid Iranian-controlled airspace following the shooting down of a US drone.

On Thursday, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order, banning US-registered planes from flying in large swathes of the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman.