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India expresses displeasure at Pak’s decision disallowing Prez Kovind’s plane over its airspace

New Delhi: India has expressed its displeasure at Pakistan’s unilateral decision to disallow President Ram Nath Kovind’s plane over its airspace. Responding to a query on denial of overflight clearance to a VVIP special flight by Pakistan, Raveesh Kumar, spokesperson for Ministry of External Affair, said, “We regret the decision of the government of Pakistan […]

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Pakistan denies entry to Kovind’s plane in its airspace

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday rejected a request made by New Delhi to let the airplane of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind fly over its airspace. Islamabad turned down the request based on the “alarming human rights situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK)”, announced Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Qureshi said Prime Minister Imran Khan had […]

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Indian airlines resume flights operations over Pakistan

New Delhi:¬†Indian airlines on Tuesday resumed flight operations on normal routes to Europe and other west-bound destinations over the Pakistan airspace, after Islamabad removed access restrictions. “After cancellation of NOTAMS by Pakistan and India in the early hours of Tuesday, there are no restrictions on airspaces of both countries, flights have started using the closed […]

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Closed since Balakot air strike, Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation

Islamabad:¬†Pakistan has reopened its airspace for all types of civil traffic, the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Tuesday. The news was confirmed to Radio Pakistan by a CAA official. “With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) routes,” according to a notice […]

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India snubs Pakistan: PM’s plane not to use its airspace

New Delhi:¬† In a snub to Islamabad, India on Wednesday made it clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modis special plane will bypass Pakistan en route to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he is going to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit on Thursday. External Affairs Ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said here the VVIP aircraft will […]