will be issued in advance indicating the sites where intermittent airspace restrictions will apply.
In addition, Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) yesterday issued a notice to airmen (NOTAM
) that it is closing the three routes of Karachi airspace from August 28 to August 31.
'With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) routes,' a NOTAM
published on the CAA's website said.
In the new NOTAM
, information has been given about reopening of airspace for all civil aviation.
India's ministry of civil aviation said that after the lifting of the NOTAMS
, there were no further restrictions on airspace in either country.
Managing Director of IAC Siavash Amirmakri said on Wednesday that after Iran shot down an intruding American spy drone over its territorial waters, the US issued some NOTAMs
which reduced the daily number of flights over Iran from approximately 840 to somewhere around 800.
One way to deal with this torrent of poorly presented information is to call Flight Service, ask for an abbreviated briefing and query the briefer about Notams
for your proposed flight, and especially if there's any new FDC Notam
affecting the airspace or procedures you anticipate.
As per a separate NOTAM
issued by the CAA, the Panjgoor airspace would remain open for overflying transit flights from the western side as Air India had already been using that airspace.
He noted that a NOTAM
was issued from 12 midnight to 6 a.m.
The CAA NOTAM
had said the Lahore airport would remain partially functioning till March 8.During the four days of flights suspension, more than four hundred flights and 25,000 passengers were affected.
Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM
), which is provided to air crew and airport staff, should they need to take precautions in case of risks posed to flights.