Pakistan extends airspace ban till June 15

Pakistan has decided to extend the closure of its airspace along its eastern border with India until June 15. Pakistan had closed the airspace after an Indian Air Force strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot. Pakistan lies in the middle of a vital aviation corridor and the airspace restrictions impact hundreds of… Continue reading Pakistan extends airspace ban till June 15

Pakistan opens a route for flights out of India

Pakistan has partially opened its airspace from India allowing Air India’s US and Europe bound flights to fly over it.The airspace has also been opened up for international airlines.The move will help the airlines save cost.However, flights originating or terminating in India were not allowed to use it. Earlier,Pakistan had shut down its airspace on… Continue reading Pakistan opens a route for flights out of India

Pakistan airspace closure hits Afghan, Kazakh, Russian airlines

The closure of Pakistan’s airspace,since the Indian Air Force (IAF) strikes in Balakot has affected international flights to and from India.The worst affected are airlines from West and Central Asia as their proximity to India and Pakistan means that they have to now take a much longer route to comply with the ban. The Afghan… Continue reading Pakistan airspace closure hits Afghan, Kazakh, Russian airlines