Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia – September 8, 2022
Event: Russian air carriers continue to operate in Armenia. The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded the air safety rating for Russia given that Russia’s civil aviation authority is not in compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards for oversight of Russian air carrier operations.
This FAA air safety rating does not apply to Armenian air carriers or Armenian-owned or operated aircraft.
Actions to Take:
- Consider travel options beyond Russian air carriers.
- Monitor www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/us_restrictions/ for updates.
U.S. Embassy Yerevan
(+374-10) 49-45-85 (business hours)
(+374-10) 464-700 (after hours)
1 American Avenue
Yerevan 0082, Republic of Armenia
For Travel Alerts and information about Armenia: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Armenia.html
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444