All international and domestic commercial flights to and outside Pakistan were canceled "until further notice," said the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority for CNN. over its airspace – one of the major routes from Southeast Asia to Europe.
By Thursday, there will be no Thai Airways flights between Bangkok and London, Munich, Paris, Brussels, Milan, Vienna, Stockholm, Zurich, Copenhagen and Oslo, according to a statement by the airline.
He also expected an airspace permit to operate flights on an alternative route not passing through Pakistan. avoids Pakistan's airspace.
A number of Indian airlines announced the shutdown of flights to several Indian airports on Wednesday, although the services were later resumed.
"It's a big corridor, and that's a serious break, as all traffic has been pushed far south over the Arabian Gulf," said Thomas. "You can not go further north until you fly over the Himalayas – and you can not do it, you are locked in this corridor."
Confrontation came a day after India said it had launched air strikes in Pakistan's territory in the first such invasion of Indian Air Force aircraft after the 1971 Indian-Pakistani War.
India and Pakistan control parts of Kashmir, but everyone claims the region is entirely. The latest clashes have been the most serious crisis in the disputed border area for years.