Indian airlines can zoom over Pak sky, save money & time


Indian carriers will now be able to save time and money, with Pakistan opening its airspace on Tuesday, nearly four-and-half months after shutting it down following the Balakot airstrikes.

“Ever since Pakistani airspace was closed, we had to reroute our flights south of Pakistan. Flying time for long haul flights towards the US increased by 90 minutes, fuel usage also increased,” said an Air India spokesperson.

Explaining the relief, he added, “As Pakistan airspace is open now, aircraft utilisation will go up while crew requirement will come down by 25%.” Read More

You may also read!

Countries must dismantle terror hubs: India, France

India and France on Thursday strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations including cross-border terrorism and terror-related

Read More...

Air India fails to capitalise on Jet Airways woes

National carrier Air India has failed to capitalise on shutdown of Jet Airways so far, with its domestic passenger

Read More...

Delhi IGI airport undergoing major transformation! Flyers must know these 5 key upcoming changes

Delhi Airport (DEL) is undergoing major transformation! Passengers flying in and out of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu