UAE lifts suspension of flights to Pakistan

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UAE carriers have resumed flights to some cities in Pakistan.

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said the decision to lift the suspension of flights followed the return of calm in Pakistani airspace.

In a tweet, the GCAA said flights to Karachi, Islamabad and Peshawar have started, while the "situation regarding other Pakistani airports" up for "review" later. 

Pakistan's civil aviation authority earlier announced the reopening of the airspace to Islamabad, Peshawar, Karachi and Quetta.

It said airfields within Gilgit Baltistan, Punjab and Sindh region would follow soon.

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