EASA warns airline operators of possible terror attack in Pakistani airspace.
The European air safety agency has warned airline operators to show “extreme caution” when flying over Pakistan amid fears of possible terror attacks.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) “recommends all operators to exercise extreme caution” when flying over the country and not to fly below 24,000 feet, it said in a bulletin on its website dated Jan. 22.
The appeal by EASA, which does not refer to any specific threat of attack, applies to flights into, out of or within Pakistan airspace, it said.
It added: “National aviation authorities are reporting an increased risk to flight operation safety due to potential terrorist attacks in Pakistan.”