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Indo-Pak tensions: Closure of Airspace gound air travellers

KARACHI: CAA’s shutting the airspace, due to rising Into-Pak tensions stranded thousands of air travelers worldwide.  

According to details CAA intends to keep the airspace shut until 1 pm today disrupting major routes between Europe and South East Asia. It is pertinent to mention here that over five thousand passengers were affected when Thai Airways annulled thirty flights. 

French Madame Elegante Tabassum Saleem, who happens to be the Ambasadrice of Human Rights Commission, while talking to this scribe lamented that her aunt and niece were stranded at Paris Airport. They were prevented from boarding a Pakistan-bound flight. 

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.