Airlines Avoidng Iranian Airspace

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Airlines Avoidng Iranian Airspace

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Qantas and Air France are no longer using Iranian airspace apparently due to the escalating tensions in the area, wonder if PIA may soon follow with other carriers if the ball gets rolling?
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Airlines including Air India, Lufthansa and Swiss also have decided to temporarily avoid flying through Iranian airspace due to escalating tensions in the region.

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if the conflict starts, the ticket prices will surely rise up through the roof and it will effect Middle Eastern Airlines, Turkish Airlines flights to Pakistan as well.. people might get stranded in Pakistan just like to happened during covid times
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Seems nobody wants to end up the next PS752 at the hands of triggerhappy ayatollahs.
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Jordanian airspace has been closed temporarily now.
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Iran has launched drones and cruise missiles towards Israel.

Iran, Iraq, Jordan and Israel have closed their airspace.

PIA flights currently in Iranian airspace include:

PIA Airbus A320 aircraft registration AP-BLC Islamabad to Doha flight PK287.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-blc

PIA Airbus A320 aircraft registration AP-BLY Islamabad to Abu Dhabi flight PK261.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bly

Some of April 13 Fly Jinnah (FJ) flights to/from Sharjah avoided Iranian airspace.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bov
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-boo

A number of April 13 Air Sial flights to/from Jeddah also avoided Iranian airspace.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bob

A number of April 13 Serene Air flights to/from Jeddah also avoided Iranian airspace.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bnf

Iranian air space used by April 13 Serene Air Airbus A330 registration AP-BNG Dubai to Lahore flight ER724.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bng

Iranian air space used by April 13 Serene Air Boeing 737-800 registration AP-BNA Riyadh to Peshawar flight ER858.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bnd

Iranian air space avoided by April 13 airblue Airbus A320 registration AP-BNV Islamabad to Riyadh flight PA274.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bnv

Iranian air space avoided by April 13 airblue Airbus A320 registration AP-EDG Lahore to Jeddah flight PA470.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-edg

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Visible reduction in the number of aircraft using air space of Iran, Iraq and Syria.

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Turkish Airlines outbound to Iranian airports, returning back to Turkey
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Abbas Ali wrote: Sat Apr 13, 2024 2:23 pm Airlines including Air India, Lufthansa and Swiss also have decided to temporarily avoid flying through Iranian airspace due to escalating tensions in the region.

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is there increase of air traffic over Pakistan and Afghanistan of some flights due to avoidance of Iranian airspace ?? are flights in Pakistan getting cancelled or rescheduled due to this war like situation?
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A number of airlines including Kuwait Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines etc. resumed operating flights to/from Iran from April 15.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airp ... a/arrivals

Iranian air space used by AirSial Airbus A320 (AP-BOC) Jeddah to Islamabad flight PF719 on April 15.

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PIA, airblue, Serene Air and Fly Jinnah (FJ) apparently continue avoiding Iranian airspace for the time being.

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PIA and airblue flights apparently continue avoiding Iranian airspace.

Iranian air space used by Serene Air Airbus A330 (AP-BNG) Lahore to Jeddah flight ER821 on April 16.

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Iranian air space used by Fly Jinnah (FJ) Airbus A320 (AP-BOO) Sharjah to Lahore flight 9P501 on April 16.

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