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Emirates cancels Pakistan, Afghanistan flights

Emirates Airline Boeing 777-300ER planes are seen at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike/Files

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai’s Emirates airline has cancelled all Pakistan and Afghanistan flights on Wednesday and Thursday due to the closure of both countries’ airspace, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air suspended all flights to and from Pakistan on Wednesday as well.

Reporting by Alexander Cornwell; writing by Nafisa Eltahir; editing by Jason Neely

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