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KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) cancelled multiple flights after the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) announcement of closing airspace over the country’s northern areas on Wednesday.

No reason has been given for the closure of airspace.

A PIA statement listed the flights cancelled:

Islamabad-Skardu (PK 451)

Skardu-Islamabad (PK 452)

Islamabad-Gilgit (PK 605)

Gilgit-Islamabad (PK 606)

Gilgit-Islamabad (PK 606)

Gilgit-Islamabad (PK 608)

Islamabad-Gilgit (PK 609)

Gilgit-Islamabad (610)

Islamabad-Chitral-Peshawar (PK 660)

Peshawar- Chitral-Islamabad (PK 661)

Published in Dawn, September 21st, 2016