An Air Canada 787-9 in Los Angeles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ben Suskind)

Pakistan Airspace Closure Causes Scores of Diversions and Cancellations

Following rising tensions between Pakistan and the Indian Subcontinent, Pakistan closed its airspace after having claims of having shot two Indian fighter aircraft. The ongoing dispute between India and Pakistan had been tensing lately, after 14 Indian Soldiers were killed on February 14 in the border town of Kashmir controlled by India. Confrontations further escalated this week, when India confirmed to have launched airstrikes into Pakistani territory this week; leading to claims of Pakistan's airforce shooting down two Indian jets…