Posted by : Aahil Shaik Wednesday, February 27, 2019
SAUDIA AND OTHER AIRLINES SUSPENDED ITS FLIGHTS TO PAKISTAN
Most of the airlines including Saudi Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Fly Dubai, Gulf Air and SriLankan Airlines suspended its flights to Pakistan after the country closed its air space following tensions with the neighboring country India. Trending : Indians in Saudi Arabia should submit passport applications online
According to the flight tracking portals other airlines including Singapore Airlines, British Airways, Aeroflot and Air India were forced to reroute flights. Few airlines which were flying over India and Pakistan to Europe, the Middle East and Asia were disrupted. Most Viewed : Riyadh police arrested a man for harassing a woman in restaurant
- Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority announced that its airspace is closed until further notice tweeted Pakistani regulator.
- As per the Indian government, Some airlines were re-routed through Mumbai, so that they could travel through country's south and far from Pakistan air space.
- About 800 flights a day travel from Indian - Pakistan airspace, which makes it very critical now. Read : Saudi Arabia's King ordered release of Egyptian prisoners
- India shut several airports temporarily in the northern part of the country, hospitals in the Indian Kashmir side is requested to paint a red cross on their roofs.