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Pak air traffic safe, more than 600 int’l flights fly over the country: Shujaat

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s advisor on Aviation Shujaat Azeem has stated that Pakistan air traffic is safe and more than 600 international flights fly over the country.

Talking to private news channel, days after the warning of the European Air Safety Agency (EASA) he said that he has discussed the issue with French officials and clarified that the warning is not Pakistan specific but it is also for other countries.
It is note worthy that EASA had issued a warning to national aviation authorities and aircraft operators to exercise “extreme caution” while flying in Pakistani airspace.

It issued a notice on its website stating that the “potential” of terrorist attacks in Pakistan has led to an increased risk for airlines.
“Our airspace is safe for traffic. EASA’s warning is a precautionary step that is issued not only for Pakistan but also for eight other countries.” he said.