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Pakistan FIR closed

Old 28th Feb 2019, 20:06
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This one is 'getting out of Dodge' too... I wonder who ordered that up? https://www.flightradar24.com/AWC692/1fa6f90b

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Old 28th Feb 2019, 20:59
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Interesting Doncaster UK to ISB then ISB back to Lgw?
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Old 28th Feb 2019, 23:04
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Originally Posted by LookingForAJob View Post
Interesting? Why?
Titan are based at Stansted. The aircraft positioned to Doncaster in order to operate a flight to Islamabad, then returned to Gatwick.

The previous poster isn't alone in finding that routeing intriguing.

YMMV.
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Old 28th Feb 2019, 23:23
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I don't follow what is so intriguing. Perhaps the return sector was empty and Titan next need to operate the aircraft out of LGW on some other charter?
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Old 28th Feb 2019, 23:28
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Originally Posted by Longtimer View Post
Airlines reroute to avoid Pakistan
well, I guess that proves it!

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Old 28th Feb 2019, 23:39
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FIR still a bit empty, flights showing all canceled out of Islamabad until 0900local...
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Old 1st Mar 2019, 00:03
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Last edited by jimjim1; 1st Mar 2019 at 00:35. Reason: Added usual routing
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Old 1st Mar 2019, 00:13
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any international crews layover in either country , BA etc. ? Won't be me.
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Old 1st Mar 2019, 07:09
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Originally Posted by Anvaldra View Post
Coming back home. 3 flights departed Peshavar
Foreign airlines, SV, EK, QR and a few others requested special permission to leave the country.

Originally Posted by howard meredith View Post
Interesting Doncaster UK to ISB then ISB back to Lgw?
The Titan Air B767 was flying deportees from UK back to Pakistan.
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Old 1st Mar 2019, 12:28
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Old 21st Mar 2019, 10:30
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Old 16th Jul 2019, 00:34
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Just re-opened it seems...

https://www.caapakistan.com.pk/NOTAMS/NotamView.aspx
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Old 16th Jul 2019, 06:01
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Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, the Civil Aviation Authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with India earlier this year.

"With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) routes," according to a notice to airmen (NOTAMS) published on the authority's website.

An official at the authority, reached by telephone, confirmed that the change was in effect.

Read: Pakistan extends airspace ban along eastern border

Pakistan had on February 26 fully closed its airspace following the violation of its international boundary and airspace by Indian fighter jets. In March, it partially opened its airspace but kept it banned for the Indian flights. India had also banned its airspace for flights to Pakistan.

Earlier, Aviation Secretary Shahrukh Nusrat said: "The Indian government had asked us to open the airspace. We conveyed our concerns that first India must withdraw its fighter planes placed forward. We are ready to open our airspace if India de-escalates."

Pakistan lies in the middle of a vital aviation corridor and the airspace restrictions affected hundreds of commercial and cargo flights each day, adding to flight time for passengers and fuel costs for airlines.

The announcement came hours after United Airlines Holdings Inc said it was extending the suspension of its flights from the United States to Delhi and Mumbai in India until October 26, citing continued restrictions of Pakistani airspace.
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