“Four of Oman Air flights to Pakistan have been cancelled due to Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority’s announcement. We had two flights to Karachi, one to Lahore and another one to Islamabad on Thursday,” an official from Oman Air told Muscat Daily
In a statement, Oman Air mentioned, “All guests are requested to contact Oman Air city offices or Oman Air call centre on +968 2453 1111 for further information. Oman Air’s primary concern is and has always been the safety and well-being of its passengers and crew.”
Oman’s low-price carrier SalamAir as well mentioned that its flights to Karachi, Multan and Sialkot will not be operated till additional notice.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has also tweeted that its flights might be impacted due to this. It mentioned, “Attention! As a precautionary measure, PIA flights may be affected due to the closure of Pakistan Commercial Air Space.”
According to sources, all airlines have been informed that the airspace will stay closed till Thursday midnight.
PIA officials in Muscat had been not obtainable for comments.
Meanwhile, in view of the events in Jammu and Kashmir, Oman’s Embassy in New Delhi, urged citizens not to travel to the area till the circumstance stabilises.
Information Source: Muscat Daily