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Old 10th Jan 2020, 15:04
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Flights to IKA

In light of today's News developments, does anyone know why EK are flying into Tehran? Today of all days? I have seen on 'Radar 24 two services operating today....
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Old 10th Jan 2020, 15:15
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I was wondering the same!
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Old 10th Jan 2020, 17:03
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Iran is one of the safest places for EK to fly into around that part of the world. If this turns out to be an accidental missile strike it will still rank as safer than Baghdad, Erbil and Kabul at the height of their problems. It took ISIS to cause EK to temporarily suspend those flights and the freighter still went in and out.

Not saying I agree with it but itís not untypical of EK to keep a high-yield route operating in such an environment.
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Old 11th Jan 2020, 01:14
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Flight Radar 24 tells a different story this morning! I think sanity prevailed.
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Old 11th Jan 2020, 05:23
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EK971 taxiing out for departure for IKA right now...
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Old 11th Jan 2020, 05:28
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Yes, I am also seeing it. Looks like all overflights have been rerouted.
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