The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan has announced that the airspace of the country has been fully re-opened after the flights at some airports were suspended on Thursday.
The tweet read that the flight operations in Pakistan to resume completely in all the airports including Multan, Gilgit, Rahim Yar Khan, and Faisalabad.
Passengers have been advised to make contact with their airlines for details on the flight schedules.
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The decision of closing the airspace came after an attempt of an aerial fight between Pakistan and Indian air forces. The Pakistan Air Force shot down 2 India jets as tensions increased between the two nuclear-powered countries.
Pakistan captured one Indian pilot after the plane was shot down. In a gesture of peace Prime Minister–Imran Khan announced to hand back the Indian pilot to India. World lauded the decision of PM Khan and highly apprecited the efforts of the Pakistan PM for keeping peace in the region.
The closure of the airspace disrupted flights between Europe and South Asia while increasing the frustration of the stranded passengers at the international airports.