Airlines are avoiding Afghan airspace after a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) warned there are no civilian air traffic control services and they enter uncontrolled airspace at their own risk.
United Airlines, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airlines are among the airlines avoiding the troubled nation’s airspace, while Flydubai and Emirates suspended flights to Kabul as chaotic scenes continued at the airport.
Emirates told customers holding tickets with Kabul as their final destination would not be accepted at their point of origin. One of its aircraft was also diverted en route to Kabul.
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