NIAMEY September 24. 2023 (Saba) - Niger prevented French aircraft from crossing its airspace, according to a message to air crews published on Sunday on the website of the African Air Traffic and Security Agency.
The letter stated that Niger's airspace "is open to all national and international commercial flights, with the exception of French aircraft or aircraft leased by France, including those belonging to the Air France fleet."
The message added that the airspace remains closed “to all operational military flights and private flights,” except for those with a special license from the authorities.
According to Agence France-Presse, Air France merely said that it “does not fly in Niger’s airspace.”
resource : Saba
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