Published: Thu, February 28, 2019
World Media | By Cesar Oliver

Commercial flights to all airports resume, for now

Commercial flights to all airports resume, for now

GoAir also said it will allow all passengers travelling to/from Chandigarh, Srinagar, Jammu and Leh with bookings up to March 15, free cancellations if they wish to cancel their tickets, besides free re-booking with a one-week pre/post original date. As of now we aren't in a position to ascertain anything.

The DGA had earlier restricted all flight operations at Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Pathankot, Amritsar, Shimla, Kangra, Kullu-Manali and Pitthorgarh.

Pakistan has denied any role in the crash and officials in Budgam said a technical glitch apparently caused its fall.

A CAA source said all airlines had been notified. He also discredited Indian media reports of Wednesday morning's incident.

Worldwide flights exiting Indian airspace north of Mumbai are being re-routed through the Middle East, The Hindu reported.

"One of the aircraft fell inside AJK while other fell inside IoK", he added. We have found two bodies so far and have evacuated them.

Soldiers and local residents near the helicopter's wreckage in Kashmir's Budgam district on Wednesday.

"Two Indian pilots were taken into custody and they are being treated well".

India has shut at least four airpots in the northern part of the country, according to a government official.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation said it was following the guidelines issued by the Indian Air Force.

TRT World spoke to General Naeem Khalid Lodhi, Pakistan's former Minister of Defence. It says the Pakistanis have "no intention of escalation, but are fully prepared to do so if forced into that paradigm".

The civilians were allegedly killed in Kotli village in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir.

TRT World's Hasan Abdullah reports from Pakistan's capital, Islamabad. The region is split between Pakistan and India and claimed by both in its entirety. "No commercial flights are coming to Amritsar, there is no base here, so flights are not even taking off from here", AP Acharya, Amritsar Airport Director, told news agency ANI. India has said that a terror camp run by Jaish-e-Mohammad was destroyed and a large number of terrorists were "eliminated".

The air strike near Balakot was the deepest cross-border raid launched by India since the last of its three wars with Pakistan in 1971 but there were competing claims about the damage it caused.

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