Travelers flying from UAE to Pakistan and India have been advised to continue monitoring the status of their flights in view of the escalating conflict between the two countries.
Flights to all Pakistani airports from Dubai and Abu Dhabi were cancelled on Wednesday, leaving scores of passengers stranded. Some flights to India have been affected as well, including those operated by Spicejet, Indigo and Airblue.
UAE-based carrier flydubai cancelled Wednesday’s and Thursday’s flights to a number of destinations, including Faisalabad, Multan, Sialkot and Karachi in Pakistan. Emirates also cancelled trips to and from Pakistan, including destinations like Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore.
At Sharjah airport, Air Arabia flights to Lahore and Karachi were cancelled, as well as at least one Airblue flight to Islamabad, according to Skyscanner’s flight tracker.