Pakistan lost $50 million from airspace restrictions – minister

FILE PHOTO: An arial view of the airplane hub at the airport in Karachi, Pakistan February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File Photo

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan’s aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees (£40 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of commercial and cargo flights. Pakistan closed its airspace after an attack by a Pakistan-based militant group in Indian-controlled Kashmir led to clashes between […]

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