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PIA flights to northern areas cancelled

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) cancelled Wednesday’s flights to northern areas of the country due to airspace restrictions.

“Due 2 northern areas airspace restrictions PIA’s 21st Sep’s flights to Gilgit, Skardu & Chitral have been cancelled. Inconvenience regretted,” PIA spokesman Danyal Gilani said on Twitter.

Reports said the airspace restrictions were enforced by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) as a security measure.

The flights are:

PK 451 Islamabad – Skardu and PK 452 Skardu – Islamabad

PK 605 Islamabad – Gilgit and PK 606 Gilgit – Islamabad

PK 607 Islamabad – Gilgit and PK 608 Gigit – Islamabad

PK 609 Islamabad – Gilgit and PK 610 Gilgit – Islamabad

PK 660 Islamabad – Chitral – Peshawar

PK 661 Peshawar – Chitral – Islamabad.

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