Pakistan Extends Closure Of Airspace With India Till June 15

Pakisatan has extended the closure of airspace with India till June 15, according to country’s Aviation Authority.

The airspace was fully closed by Pakistan after the Balakot airstrikes by India in February.

On March 27, it opened its airspace for all flights except for New Delhi, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. On May 15, Pakistan extended its airspace ban for flights to India till May 30.

According to the notice issued to airmen (NOTAM) by Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Pakistan’sairspace would remain closed for India until 5 am on June 15.

Recently Pakistan gave special permission to India for Swashma Swaraj’s flight directly over Pakistan’s airspace who had to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on May 21. However, the airspace for other commercial airliners remained closed.

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