Just hours ago, we were told that Thai Airways cancelled all their flights to Europe. This is due to the Kashmir tensions between India and Pakistan. On top of that, Singapore Airlines are rerouting their flights to Europe.
There are hundreds of stranded passengers in Bangkok Airport right now.
We are posting all the current details on affected flights for Thai Airways and Singapore Airlines.
Thai Airways Flights Cancellations Details (Thai Airways official FB Page):
Due to Pakistan airspace closure, flight cancellations are as follows
TG341/TG342/27Feb Bangkok-Karachi v.v.
TG345/TG346/27Feb Bangkok-Lahore v.v.
TG349/TG350/27Feb Bangkok-Islamabad v.v.
All flights from Bangkok to Europe departing near midnight of 27 FEB through early 28 FEB have been cancelled.
Further information will keep update.
Singapore Airlines Flights Rerouting Details (Singapore Airlines official FB Page):
Flight Disruptions Due To Closure Of Airspace
In view of the closure of Pakistani airspace, the following Europe-bound flights will make refuelling stops en route before proceeding to their destinations:
Singapore to London
1. SQ308 operating from Singapore to London on 27 February 2019 will stop in Dubai for re-fuelling before proceeding to London.
2. SQ318 operating from Singapore to London on 27 February 2019 will stop in Mumbai for re-fuelling before proceeding to London.
Singapore to Frankfurt
1. SQ326 operating from Singapore to Frankfurt on 27 February will stop in Mumbai for re-fuelling before proceeding to Frankfurt, provided it is able to arrive in Frankfurt before the airport’s curfew.
However, due to the delay, SQ325 operating from Frankfurt to Singapore on 27 February is cancelled and passengers will be transferred to other airlines.
All other flights that overfly affected airspace will be rerouted, but are due to operate as scheduled at this point.
As the situation remains fluid, customers are advised to check the status of their flights on our website or contact their local SIA reservations office. Customers are also advised to update their contact details (https://bit.ly/2Lq86i0) to receive updates on their flights.
Customers who require reservations assistance may contact our 24-hour Singapore hotline at +65 6223 8888. However, as we are experiencing high call volumes at our call centres, customers are advised to email SQ_support@singaporeair.com.sg with their six-character booking reference number and contact details for any assistance.
First posted on 27 February 2019, 2000hrs (GMT +8)
Currently there are no announcements from Malaysia Airlines on their flights to Europe.