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Why don't aircraft fly over Tibet?

If you open www.flightradar24.com or their app, then this is what the scene commonly looks like: As you can see, the South-Central China area is strangely empty and the aircraft look to take a ...
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Why doesn't flightradar show many flights going over China?

I use FlightRadar to track some flights. I am surprised to see that there are very few or no flights at all going to air fields of china. Is my observation correct? I really doubt that this is ...
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Why do commercial flights avoid overflying Shandong Province?

I noticed this a few months ago on a flight to Shanghai. Since then I've been looking on FlightAware occasionally, and every flight I've seen on a similar route has made a turn to the east just before ...