The Federal Aviation Administration has announced new airspace restrictions effective July 11, 2019 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) attempting to fly over national security sensitive locations.
Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement has launched drones at a Saudi airport, the second such attack in two days.
On 24 May 2019, the European Commission adopted EU rules to ensure increasing drone traffic across Europe is safe and secure for people on the ground and in the air.
Pilots had no time to take evasive action during the incident, which was rated a high risk of collision.
Two of Saudi Arabia oil pumping stations were hit by drone attacks on Tuesday.
Three flights have been diverted after a possible drone sighting at Gatwick Airport.
Flights to and from Frankfurt Airport were interrupted briefly on Friday after a drone was seen in the area.
Dublin Airport was forced to suspend all flights due to what it described as a “confirmed sighting of a drone” over its airfield.
Greenpeace activists flew drones over the Orano La Hague plant and dropped smoke bombs onto the roof of a building containing irradiated fuel.
Departures at Heathrow were temporarily stopped after a drone was reported to have been sighted.