airbazar wrote:I believe it is to avoid northern Afghanistan. All SQ flights avoid that area.
Anyone knows how to attach a picture....?
VSMUT wrote:I would imagine Pakistan and India are a bit specific with entry/exit points and airways. The mountainous terrain and single-engine ceiling/drift down will also limit you coming over Afghanistan and part of Pakistan.
The fact that it happened several days in a row suggests that it is indeed the filed route. If you compare the route with Skyvector, it does indeed match the A466 airway via the exit point SULOM.airbazar wrote:I believe it is to avoid northern Afghanistan. All SQ flights avoid that area.
All SQ23s that went over Pakistan went almost direct overhead Kabul.
hervebkk wrote:This is my screenshot:
Maybe now it's more clear.
Chaostheory wrote:In which case most likely capacity/timing constraints at entry and exit points.
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