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Covid-19: Sri Lanka joins UK, UAE to ban Indian arrivals with immediate effect(Photo by Jalitha Hewage on Unsplash)

Covid-19: Sri Lanka joins UK, UAE to ban Indian arrivals with immediate effect

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 12:45 PM IST
The Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday said that travellers from India will not be allowed to disembark in Sri Lanka. The decision has been taken as the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly in India.
The extension was announced by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) after the government decided that the threat level regarding the virus from the UK had not reduced.(Unsplash)
The extension was announced by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) after the government decided that the threat level regarding the virus from the UK had not reduced.(Unsplash)

Pakistan extends ban on flights from UK

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 10:57 AM IST
Pakistan on Monday extended the ban on flights from the UK for another week over fears of a new variant of the coronavirus which is reportedly spreading at a much faster rate.
The four-member investigation team’s main focus so far has been on the first failed landing and go-around (re-take off) of the ill-fated PK-8303 flight.(Reuters)
The four-member investigation team’s main focus so far has been on the first failed landing and go-around (re-take off) of the ill-fated PK-8303 flight.(Reuters)

Pak authorities retrieve landing gear, part of cockpit of crashed PIA plane

Lahore/Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 08:09 PM IST
The PIA plane, with 99 people on board, crashed in Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport Karachi on May 22, killing 97 people (89 passengers and eight crew members). Two passengers miraculously survived.
Some airlines received exemptions during the closure to enable international repatriation flights in and out of Pakistan.(AP)
Some airlines received exemptions during the closure to enable international repatriation flights in and out of Pakistan.(AP)

Pakistan to resume international flight operations: Civil Aviation Authority

Islamabad | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2020 05:45 PM IST
Pakistan has largely rolled back its lockdown measures and resumed domestic flights this month despite a rise in the rate of coronavirus infections.
Some airlines including British Airways, have suspended flights to China due to warnings of the coronavirus outbreak.(Reuters)
Some airlines including British Airways, have suspended flights to China due to warnings of the coronavirus outbreak.(Reuters)

Pakistan halts flights to and from China as coronavirus death toll rises

Islamabad | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 11:19 AM IST
“We are suspending flights to China until Feb 2,” additional secretary of aviation Abdul Sattar Khokhar said, adding the situation would be reviewed after that date.
Passengers at Singapore's Changi Airport. The control tower was evacuated after a fire suppression system was activated.(Reuters File Photo)
Passengers at Singapore's Changi Airport. The control tower was evacuated after a fire suppression system was activated.(Reuters File Photo)

50 flights delayed after hoax fire alarm alert at Singapore airport

Singapore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 07:10 AM IST
Flight operations at Changi Airport, which were disrupted just after midnight, were restored at 1.40 am after the control tower resumed operations, said Rosly Saad, director of air traffic services at CAAS.
Group of protesters has demonstrated in Nepal’s capital against plans to cut down millions of trees for an international airport.(HT Photo/ Representational image)
Group of protesters has demonstrated in Nepal’s capital against plans to cut down millions of trees for an international airport.(HT Photo/ Representational image)

Nepal protesters urge end to plan to chop trees for airport

Kathmandu | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2019 01:50 PM IST
Protesters alleged that the planned airport would be an environment disaster as it would destroy forests that are the habitat for wild animals in the area.
Pakistan lies in the middle of a vital aviation corridor and the airspace restrictions impact hundreds of commercial and cargo flights each day, adding flight time for passengers and fuel costs for airlines.(HT Photo)
Pakistan lies in the middle of a vital aviation corridor and the airspace restrictions impact hundreds of commercial and cargo flights each day, adding flight time for passengers and fuel costs for airlines.(HT Photo)

Pakistan extends airspace closure on Indian border to June 14

Islamabad | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 05:20 PM IST
Pakistan closed its airspace in February after a suicide attack by a Pakistan-based militant group in Indian-controlled Kashmir led to aerial bombing missions on each other’s soil and a fighter dogfight over Kashmir.
The Pakistani airspace was closed on February 27 due to tensions between India and Pakistan.(REUTERS/Representative Image)
The Pakistani airspace was closed on February 27 due to tensions between India and Pakistan.(REUTERS/Representative Image)

Pakistan airspace to remain closed till March 11

Islamabad | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 03:58 PM IST
Sialkot, Rahim Yar Khan and Sukkur airports which were set to reopen on Saturday will also remain closed. For entry and exit into and out of Pakistan, only specific airspace can be used
The closure of Pakistan’s airspace in response to escalating tensions with India disrupted major routes between Europe and South East Asia.(AFP/ Representative Image)
The closure of Pakistan’s airspace in response to escalating tensions with India disrupted major routes between Europe and South East Asia.(AFP/ Representative Image)

Pakistan partially resumes flight operations

Reuters | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 04:04 PM IST
The closure of the airspace left thousands of air travellers stranded worldwide and more than than 700 international and domestic flights were cancelled during the last three days to and from the country including flights to New Delhi.
Thousands of air travellers stranded worldwide heaved a sigh of relief as Pakistan announced that its airspace will be fully re-opened by Friday, as the aviation authorities allowed some flights to operate Thursday.(AFP Photo)
Thousands of air travellers stranded worldwide heaved a sigh of relief as Pakistan announced that its airspace will be fully re-opened by Friday, as the aviation authorities allowed some flights to operate Thursday.(AFP Photo)

Pak’s airspace closure leaves thousands of passengers stranded worldwide

Islamabad/London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 09:18 PM IST
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Thursday temporarily restored Pakistani airspace for commercial aviation, allowing some flights to depart.
Pakistan International Airlines has sacked over 50 employees, including pilots and cabin crew, for holding fake degrees.(Reuters)
Pakistan International Airlines has sacked over 50 employees, including pilots and cabin crew, for holding fake degrees.(Reuters)

Pakistan International Airlines sacks over 50 employees for fake degrees

Karachi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2018 01:51 PM IST
A statement by the country’s national carrier said that the employees were fired on the instructions of the Supreme Court in a fake degrees case. Three pilots and 50 crew staff were sacked, Geo News reported.
Israel’s High Court of Justice had urged El Al to drop the petition it filed in March this year, days after Air India’s inaugural flight landed in Tel Aviv on March 22.(PTI Photo)
Israel’s High Court of Justice had urged El Al to drop the petition it filed in March this year, days after Air India’s inaugural flight landed in Tel Aviv on March 22.(PTI Photo)

Israeli airline drops plea against Air India flights via Saudi airspace

Press Trust of India, Jerusalem | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 05:26 PM IST
The Air India flight between Delhi and Tel Aviv flies over Saudi and Omani airspace, two countries with which Israel doesn’t have diplomatic relations.
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