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Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation

The announcement comes after United Airlines said it was extending the suspension of its flights from the US to Delhi and Mumbai until Oct 26.

Pakistan says wants peace with India but conducts missile test

'Shaheen II is a highly capable missile which fully meets Pakistan's strategic needs towards maintenance of deterrence stability in the region,' says the Pakistan military.

Singapore withdraws controversial Seletar Airport procedure

This paves the way for FireFly to resume its flights to Singapore.

Pakistani airspace restrictions keep routes closed, carriers off balance

The closure of large swathes of the eastern airspace effectively shuts off major international flight routes in and out of Islamabad and Lahore along with select domestic routes.

Japan bans operation of Boeing’s 737 Max from its airspace

More than 40 nations have announced the grounding of the jet, and some cases a ban on flyovers of the plane.

Singapore bans use of Boeing 737 Max in its airspace

The suspension will take effect from 2pm today.

Pakistan airspace fully reopened, says aviation authority

Pakistan began reopening its airspace 'gradually' from Friday, with flights allowed in and out of major cities.

Several airlines cancel Europe flights due to Pakistani airspace closure

Thai Airways cancels flights to and from cities in Europe because they had been scheduled to fly over Pakistani airspace.

Pakistan closes airspace as India tensions rise

The decision came after Pakistan said it had shot down two Indian Air Force planes in its airspace Wednesday.

Malaysia ties in ‘downward spiral’ but hope for the best, says...

Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan voices hope that the maritime and airspace issues can be resolved amicably.

Malaysia, Singapore agree to curb air, sea tensions

Both sides have agreed to the simultaneous suspension of a restricted area near the border with Singapore as well as instrument landing procedures at Seletar Airport, among others.

Singapore proposes meeting on Malaysia setting up ‘Restricted Area’ over Pasir...

Two ministers convey message from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday.

‘Aviation authority never gave nod for release of new ILS procedures’

Malaysia says the 'unilateral move' to publish the new ILS procedures in the Aeronautical Information Publication Singapore is a 'clear violation of Malaysian sovereignty and international law and standards'.

Singapore defends move not to disclose letters on airspace issue

Its transport ministry says this is to facilitate frank and constructive exchanges.

Malaysia moots meeting with Singapore over airspace, maritime issues

Wisma Putra, however, affirms that the new Johor Bahru port limits were within Malaysia’s territorial waters.

Malaysia open to airspace talks with Singapore, says Loke

The transport minister says Malaysia will not take a confrontational approach over the issue.

Philippines’ Duterte slams China over island-building

China has alarmed and angered its neighbours by claiming dominion over most of the South China Sea and building a string of artificial islands and military airbases.

Philippine leader says China wrong to police airspace over disputed sea

Duterte said he hoped China would "temper" its behaviour and stop restricting movements.

UN aviation agency eyes talks, meeting to defuse Gulf airspace standoff

The International Civil Aviation Organization is working to organise a regional meeting for Gulf civil aviation and air traffic authorities.

Israel PM eyes Mumbai flights after Saudi opens airspace

The flight from New Delhi has landed at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport on Thursday in a sign of a discreet warming of ties between the Arab kingdom and the Jewish state.

Indian airliner makes history by flying to Israel via Saudi airspace

Air India 139 has landed at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport after a flight of over 7-1/2 hours, marking a diplomatic shift for Riyadh that Israel says was fuelled by shared concern over Iranian influence in the region.

Air India to fly over Saudi airspace to Israel

Airline says flights to Israel starting March 22 will take around seven hours, after Saudi Arabia lifts ban on use of airspace for flights to Israel.

Qatar accuses UAE, Bahrain over new airspace violations

The Qatar News Agency said its airspace was violated by a UAE military transport aircraft carrier on January 14 and again on February 25.

South Korea complains to Chinese ambassador about military jet in its...

But Beijing argues that sending an aircraft for training in the 'relevant airspace' is in line with international law and practice.