- Pakistan did not give its air space to Srinagar-Sharjah flight
- On Tuesday, the flight reached UAE after traveling a long way.
- India raised the issue with Pakistan through diplomatic channels
Pakistan had categorically refused to use its airspace to allow Indian airlines to operate flights from Kashmir to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Subsequently, India has requested Pakistan through diplomatic channels to allow Go First’s Srinagar-Sharjah flight to use its airspace. It has been said from India that people have booked tickets for this. If Pakistan Denied Use Air Space refuses to use the airspace, those passengers will be in trouble.
Pakistan did not give permission
Pakistan on Tuesday did not allow a Srinagar-Sharjah flight to use its airspace, forcing the plane to take a longer route and fly over Gujarat to reach the United Arab Emirates. GoFirst, formerly known as GoAir. GoFirst had started direct flights between Srinagar and Sharjah from October 23 and the service was inaugurated by Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his visit to the Valley last month.
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Pakistan on Thursday said it has refused permission to an Indian airline to use its airspace to operate flights from Kashmir to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to officials in India, Pakistan on Tuesday did not allow GoFirst’s Srinagar-Sharjah flight to use its airspace, forcing it to opt for the longer air route. The flight reached its destination in UAE via Gujarat. It is noteworthy that GoFirst was earlier known as GoAir.
The issue raised by the Ministry of External Affairs
Foreign Office spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmed was asked at the weekly media briefing here on Thursday whether the Foreign Office was asked when Pakistan had allowed these (Srinagar-Sharjah) flights and when the permission was revoked. Was. He said the permission to use the airspace for such flights was denied. He said the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will have the technical details.
Service started a few days ago
When asked about the Rs 500 billion development plan announced during Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to Kashmir, the spokesperson said the alleged investment and development projects are an attempt to divert the attention of the international community from the alleged human rights violations by India. When asked about the UAE’s proposed investment in infrastructure and other projects in Kashmir, the spokesperson said, “We are continuing to brief our friends and are in touch with them.” He said Pakistan values the importance of the Kartarpur Corridor and supports its early reopening. “We hope India will respond positively.” The movement of pilgrims through the Kartarpur Corridor is closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.