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Pakistan airspace to remain closed till Friday evening.

Summary: The airspace shut down is already on its second day.

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Contrary to the update that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shared on Thursday morning, Pakistan's airspace shall remain closed till 5am on Friday, March 1.

New revised NOTAMN issued on suspension of #Pakistan airspace until 0800 EST on 1st March 19.???? You can do your own calculations of time conversion to PST & please contact your airline for further details.

- CAA Pakistan (@AirportPakistan) February 28, 2019

Earlier today, the CAA had tweeted thatPakistani airspace will remain closed for commercial aviation until midnight on Thursday, February 28.

Since the existing NOTAM is effective until 2359 HRS of 28 February 2019, #Pakistan airspace shall remain closed. Please stay in touch with your airlines for timely update on any further changes. PCAA regrets the inconvenience to its patrons. ???? Paindabad!

- CAA Pakistan (@AirportPakistan) February 28, 2019

They have urged travellers to stay in touch with their airlines for timely updates.

Expect delays, all flights are being rescheduled. Call us on our helpline 111 786 786 for more details.

- PIA (@Official_PIA) February 28, 2019

On Wednesday, two Pakistan flights departed as the airspace opened partially.

The Jinnah International Airport in Karachi saw two departures, the Pakistani airport regulator announced.

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Publication:Khaleej Times (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Feb 28, 2019
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