Pakistan airspace to remain closed today
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:50 PM
All international and domestic flights operations across Pakistan stand suspended on Thursday, said the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). "NOTAM is still in place & airspace over #Pakistan remains closed. Apology for an earlier tweet that indicated the partial opening of our airspace for commercial aviation. Any further information will be shared accordingly," the CAA tweeted early on Thursday.
Want immediate and unconditional return of captive Indian pilot: India
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:40 PM
India has not asked for consular access to the IAF pilot captured by Pakistan, and is insisting on his unconditional and immediate return, government sources said. They asserted that there was no question of any deal on the return of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. "India has not asked for any consular access to the IAF pilot. We want him back immediately," a source said.