Pakistan has suffered a loss of 8.5 billion rupees after it closed it’s airspace to Indian airlines and flights. This was revealed by the Pakistan Federal Minister for Aviation, Ghulam Sarwar in a press conference at the Civil Aviation Authority head office. He said the airspace closure has lead to a loss of 8.5 billion to the authority.
Pakistan closed it’s airspace on February 26 after the Indian Air Force performed a surgical strike on terrorist camps operated by JEM militants in Pakistan. India conducted the surgical strike in Pakistan as a retaliation for the Pulwama terror attack.
Pakistan opened its airspace fully for Indian airliners on Tuesday.