In response to the suspected chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime over the weekend, President Trump’s announced Monday that the U.S. will respond “forcefully”.
President Trump also suggested earlier that Russian President Vladimir Putin may share responsibility.
A TRAVEL warning has been issued for British travelers heading from the UK to Cyprus as flights are at risk amid Syria military action.
Eurocontrol, an air traffic agency in Europe, asked airlines to apply caution on flights to the eastern Mediterranean region because of possible air strikes in Syria over the next 72 hours.
“Due consideration needs to be taken when planning flight operations in the Eastern Mediterranean,” the agency said in a statement posted on its website citing the European Aviation Safety Authority. The EASA issued a rapid alert notification for the eastern Mediterranean and Nicosia areas, Eurocontrol said.
There’s a possibility of intermittent disruption in radio navigation equipment, Eurocontrol said.
The EASA has issued a “rapid alert” warning, stating “due consideration needs to be taken” of cruise missiles strikes.
Approximately 50 flights are schedules to depart from the UK to Cyprus today, including easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways flights.
Air France and easyKet have confirmed that they are to re-route some of their flight paths to destinations such as Tel Aviv, according to Reuters.
Stay tuned for further updates regarding travel to Syria and the escalating problems there.