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a flight by an aircraft over a particular area (especially over an area in foreign territory)

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"So we would like to work not only with the Philippines, with other Asean countries, also with other powers outside this region, it is in our common interest to make sure that South China Sea continue to enjoy relative peace and stability and with freedom of navigation and overflight unchanged and uninterrupted.
In a joint statement released after the dialogue, the Philippines and the US reaffirmed their commitment to upholding freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea, part of which is the West Philippine Sea.
Earlier today, Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan had said that Pakistani airspace would be "specially" opened for Modi's overflight as a "goodwill gesture".
Lorenzana has underscored the need to keep the South China Sea open to overflights and international navigation amid confidence-building measures in addressing the region's contentious territorial issue with the Asean as a single body.
'The Philippines believes that China as well as other claimants should finalize a robust, mutually-beneficial and inclusive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, which would protect the interests of all relevant players as well as preserve freedom of navigation and overflight,' Lorenzana said.
"The Civil Aeronautics Board wrote to Saudi authorities asking for overflight (rights)," Bautista told Reuters.
"The reason we say that is because overflight rights are not guaranteed by the EU, rather by multilateral treaty which ourselves and Ireland have signed up to."
"But China resolutely opposes individual countries using the banner of freedom of navigation and overflight to flaunt military force and harm China's sovereignty and security," he said.
There are 24 very well-drawn maps showing bases, overflight routes, tanker orbits, sampling mission tracks, ELINT and TELINT collection areas, and so on.
International airlines swiftly avoided all three countries and Iran was--and remains--the winner as airlines must pay an overflight fee.
"The temporary or permanent deployment of military forces or equipment on disputed maritime features which affects regional security and may threaten freedom of navigation and overflight is a major concern," noted EU High Representative Fedrica Mogherini in a Declaration on behalf of the 28-member Union.
Mitov's words referred to the remarks made by Lavrov earlier this week, after Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told US business representatives that Sofia needed more support and cooperation after having denied overflight to a number of Russian aircraft and suspended key Russian projects.
The woman argues that Ukraine chose not to close its airspace because it did not want to lose out on overflight fees.
Choquehuanca said Morales's plane had been scheduled to refuel in Portugal, but both Lisbon and then Paris denied overflight. "Inexplicably we were informed (by Lisbon) that the overflight and landing permission had been cancelled," the top diplomat said.