All Thai Airways International flights between Thailand, Pakistan, Iran and Europe were cancelled after Pakistan closed its airspace.

Initial flights cancelled were four from Suvarnabhumi – TG974 to Moscow, TG954 to Oslo, TG930 to Paris, and TG916 to London – and TG296 from Phuket to Frankfurt.

Thai Airways International president Sumeth Damrongchaitham described the situation as an emergency

The situation affects 13 THAI flights to and from Copenhagen, Oslo, Brussels, Paris, Moscow, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Stockholm, London (Heathrow), Rome, Milan and Vienna.

Thai Airways said it was closely monitoring the situation and plans to re-route its flights.

Passengers can call Thai Airways at +662 356 1111 24 hours or visit www.thaiairways.com for updates on the flight schedule.

AOT website for checking departure and arrivals form Thai airports was offline on Friday morning

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