Pakistan Airlines halts flights to Kabul citing "heavy-handedness" of Taliban

Pakistan Airlines halts flights to Kabul citing "heavy-handedness" of Taliban

Pakistan Airlines halts flights to Kabul citing "heavy-handedness" of Taliban Pakistan International Airlines on Thursday halted flights to Kabul after what it called "heavy-handedness" of Taliban authorities, Reuters reports. Driving the news: The suspension comes after the Taliban ordered PIA to slash ticket prices, warning that the company's Afghan operations could be blocked if it refused to do so, per Reuters. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free "We are suspending our flight operations to Kabul from today because of the heavy-handedness of the authorities," said a spokesperson for PIA, the only international company operating regularly out of Kabul, per Reuters. The big picture: With the number of flights flying to Afghanistan limited, tickets for flights to the Pakistani capital …
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