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India-Pak Tension: Several Airports Closed For Commercial Service


27 February 2019

OMMCOM NEWS


New Delhi: Several airports including Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Amritsar and Chandigarh have been closed for civilian operation, airport sources said on Wednesday. The airport in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala town was closed for civilian operation on Wednesday, airport officials said.

According to informed sources, the airports' facilities are currently being used by the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Consequently, no commercial operation will take place in these airports. Several flights to and from these airports have either been diverted or put on hold.

"Due to airspace restrictions, flights to and from Amritsar, Srinagar, Chandigarh and Jammu are currently on hold. Customers are requested to check flight status before commencing their journey to the airport," Air Vistara tweeted.

(IANS)