Pakistan lost over 8 billion due to airspace closure

Pakistan aviation minister on Thursday said that the country has lost over 8 billion rupees due to airspace restrictions imposed post-Balakot airstrike in February.

“Over eight billion loss has country’s Aviation Authority suffered due to airspace restrictions post Balokot, “Pakistan’s aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan told in a press conference in Karachi.

Taking about the impact of restrictions on India Sarwar sais, ” We don’t have exact figures of losses Indian aviation authority has suffered but is more than ours.”

Pakistan reopened its airspace to international civil aviation on Tuesday. Just after Pakistan lifted restrictions, India also did the same.

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