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Clement Charpentreau
US military condemns Venezuela “aggressive” interception [Video]

The United States military accuses a Venezuelan SU-30 Flanker fighter jet of following a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries “at an unsafe distance [...] for a prolonged period of time" in international airspace. Venezuela claims that the U.S. aircraft has violated its airspace....


Clement Charpentreau
After military clashes, FAA restricts flights in Venezuela

Due to growing instability in Venezuela, the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an order banning U.S. airlines from flying under 26,000 feet (7.9 km) in the country’s airspace....


Clement Charpentreau
Iranian Mahan Air to open direct route to Venezuela

Iranian airline Mahan Air has begun flying between Tehran and Caracas, Venezuela, a spokesman for the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran announced on April 8, 2019....


Clement Charpentreau
Russia sends two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to Venezuela

Another week, another batch of Russian bombers hits the news. Two Russian Tu-160 "Blackjack" strategic bombers and several other transport aircraft were sent to Venezuela on December 11, 2018, alarming Washington, which sees the government of Venezuela as one of its adversaries.  ...