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Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff

Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff
Tuesday 16
16:11 2019

Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistan has lifted all airspace restrictions for civilian flights, reopening a key transit air corridor over its territory almost five months after closing it in the wake of a military standoff with its eastern neighbour, India. "With immediate effect, Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published [Air Traffic Service] routes," the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said late on Monday. Pakistan closed its airspace for all civilian traffic after India carried out air raids on Pakistani territory on February 26, following a suicide attack in the Indian-administered Kashmir town of Pulwama earlier ...

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Summary: Key transit air corridor reopens over Pakistani territory, almost five months after neighbours' military standoff.

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