Air Canada Resumes Flights To India As Pakistan Opens Airspace Today

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, Air Canada on Wednesday temporarily suspended its flight services to India, following a decision by the Pakistan government to close its airspace.

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Air Canada Resumes Flights To India As Pakistan Opens Airspace Today

Air Canada operates daily service from Toronto and Vancouver to New Delhi.


Toronto: 

Air Canada, which had temporarily suspended its India flights, has now announced to resume it. The decision comes after the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday announced that "it will fully open for commercial operations from 6 pm (local time) on Friday (March 1)."

Flights to Delhi will resume tonight from both Toronto (AC 42 February 28) and Vancouver (AC 44 March 1, it leaves shortly after midnight local time).

There are no flights to Mumbai scheduled for February 28.

"Our flexible re-booking policy for customers remains in place. Information will be updated on the official Air Canada website as it becomes available. We are working to move all customers from yesterday," Canada's flag carrier said in a statement.

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, Air Canada on Wednesday temporarily suspended its flight services to India, following a decision by the Pakistan government to close its airspace.

Air Canada cancelled one flight to New Delhi from Vancouver, while another flight en route to India was turned back to Toronto.

Air Canada operates daily service from Toronto and Vancouver to New Delhi and four times weekly between Toronto and Mumbai.



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