Airlines reopen routes after Pakistan ends airspace ban

July 19, 2019 Alex Lennane

Pakistan has reopened its airspace, triggering airlines to announce schedule changes. According to The Hindu, Air India has lost some R4.9bn ($71m) since the beginning of the month, due to full and then partial closure of the Pakistani airspace for overflights. The carrier said it would re-launch its Delhi–Amritsar–Birmingham route on August 15. United Airlines said in its quarterly earnings call that it would resume its daily service from Newark to Delhi and Mumbai on ...

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