Domestic flights to remain suspended till May 13

Authority added that remaining provisions as applicable to the suspension of domestic flights would remain unchanged


​ News Desk May 10, 2020
A Pakistan International Airline carrier. PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Sunday notified an extension in the suspension of domestic flight operations till May 13 as part of the government plans to stem the spread of novel coronavirus – officially named as Covid-19.

“As per the decision of the [government], the suspension of domestic flight operations, as effected earlier, has been extended up to Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 2359 hours PST,” the CAA said in a tweet.

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The authority added that remaining provisions as applicable to the suspension of domestic flights, reflected in the previous orders, would remain unchanged.

On March 26, the government had suspended all types of domestic scheduled /non-scheduled, chartered and private aircraft passenger flight operations for a period of one week initially.

Later, the suspension had been getting extensions from time to time in view of the evolving situation pertaining to the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

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