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CAA extends partial airspace ban

Pakistan re-opens airspace

LAHORE: Pakistan has extended the restriction on its airspace for flights to India until June 28.

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had earlier restricted overfly and transit on Pakistani air space until June 15.

After the suspension on overfly operations, flights from Lahore to Delhi, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Sri Lanka and Urumqi were cancelled.

Pakistan closed down its eastern airspace after fresh a wave of tensions with India started in February.

According to a CAA spokesperson, transit and overfly within Pakistani airspace will remain suspended until further orders. However, there are no restrictions on the operations on the country’s western airspace.

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