After resuming flight operations in Karachi, Quetta, Peshawar and Islamabad now Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and Faisalabad airport has been allowed to resume flight operations on Sunday (March 3) after being suspended for over 72 hours. Pakistan’s airspace was closed following tensions between India and Pakistan.
According to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), domestic and international flight operations resumed at Lahore airport at 6am on Sunday. However, the Multan airport is yet to open for commercial flights. Sources earlier informed that the airport will remain closed till March 4. According to the CAA, the flight operations will completely resume by March 8.
Flight operations to & from Allama #Iqbal International Airport #Lahore resume under restricted airspace along with existing NOTAM.Please contact your airline for further details.Other airports in Gilgit Baltistan, Punjab & interior Sindh region remain closed. 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/PiGw1mPShY— CAA Pakistan (@AirportPakistan) March 3, 2019
Flight operations to & from Allama #Iqbal International Airport #Lahore resume under restricted airspace along with existing NOTAM.
Please contact your airline for further details.
Other airports in Gilgit Baltistan, Punjab & interior Sindh region remain closed. 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/PiGw1mPShY
— CAA Pakistan (@AirportPakistan) March 3, 2019
A CAA spokesperson had said the airspace was “partially re-opened”, adding that it would be fully restored by Monday. The spokesperson said flights would be allowed in and out of Pakistan’s major airports at Islamabad, Peshawar, Karachi and Quetta starting Friday, with the rest of the airspace to be re-opened “gradually”.
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19 August, 2019