KLM adjusts routes to Asia because of tensions between India and Pakistan

KLM the flight paths of practically all the flights to Asia to adjust as long as Pakistan airspace for commercial flights closed.

Travelers to Asian destinations should be as long as the airspace is closed to take into account longer travel times.

KLM could Wednesday does not say how many flights it exactly, and how many passengers are concerned. “Now that we’re at the inventory”, says a spokesperson

“It can be very annoying, that we realize also. But as a country us prohibits the use of airspace to use, then we can, of course, there isn’t much to change.”

From the Netherlands are no direct flights to Pakistan

To go from Schiphol airport no direct flights to Pakistan, let a spokesperson of the airport know.

Pakistan decided the airspace to close, because the tensions in the Kashmir region, which India is divided – the last few weeks to be fast incurred. This led Wednesday to artilleriebeschietingen in the border region.


Indians view the crashed fighter in Kashmir

Pakistani army takes Indian pilot captured

Pakistani fighter jets flew over the Indian airspace, but were intercepted by a squadron of the Indian air force. A unit of the Indian air force crashed Wednesday down in Kashmir. Two pilots and a civilian were killed, the local police to let them know.

The Pakistani army says two Indian fighter jets have shot down over Pakistani territory. This would be a pilot are captured.

Pakistani soldiers at an Indian brought down unit. (photo: AFP)


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