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Airlines resume flights as Pakistan opens airspace
March 3, 2019
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reopened its airspace which was closed last week following eruption of hostilities with india. It has allowed Karachi, Quetta, Peshawar and Islamabad airports to resume their operations. Other airports remained closed.

As the PIA has resumed operations at major airports, UAE airlines Emirates and Etihad have resumed operations to Pakistan.

The airlines resumed service to and from Karachi, Islamabad and Peshawar on Friday and to and from Lahore from Sunday. Sialkot flights remained cancelled. Etihad Airways also confirmed all flights have been resumed. The airline is flying larger aircraft to accommodate the backlog.

Flydubai said its services to Faisalabad, Sialkot and Multan will remain cancelled on Sunday, March 3 and Monday, March 4. However, Flights to Karachi and Quetta will operate to schedule, it said.

Air Canada had earlier resumed flights to Delhi from Toronto and Vancouver.

According to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the flight operations including the eastern side airports will completely resume by March 8.

Passengers in various countries were stranded as Pakistan closed its airspace last week. Over 700 flights were cancelled worldwide. Several airlines like Air India and Singapore Airlines had rerouted their flights when the airspace was closed.

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