PAKISTAN CANCELS FLIGHTS TO NORTHERN CITIES OVER INDO-PAK TENSIONS
Pakistan's national flag carrier PIA on Wednesday cancelled flights to northern Pakistani cities, including to Gilgit and Skardu in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, due to "air space restrictions" in the wake of Uri terrorist attack. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) called off flights to Gilgit and Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan- occupied-Kashmir (PoK) and Chitral in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. "As per directives of CAA (Civil Aviation Authority), the air space over Northern areas will remain closed on Wednesday. Inconvenience regretted," PIA spokesperson Danyal Gilani said on Twitter.