Govt extends suspension of int’l flights operations

Sandra Loyd

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has actually extended the suspension of international flight operations, put in location initially on Mar 21 for 2 weeks prior to it got 4 additional extensions, till midnight on May 15 in a quote to consist of the spread of Covid-19 in the nation, an alert announced on Sunday.

According to a post shared by the Civil Air Travel Authority (CAA) on its Twitter late Saturday night: “As per the decision of the government of Pakistan, the suspension of international flight operations as effected earlier has been extended up to Friday, May 15, 2020, at 2359 hours PST.”

“The remaining provisions as applicable to the suspension of international flights reflected in previous orders remain unchanged,” it added.

According To the decision of the GoP, the suspension of International flight operations as effected earlier has actually been extended upto Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2359 hours PST. Remaining arrangements as appropriate to the suspension of Int flights showed in previous orders stay the same.

— PCAAOfficial (@official_pcaa) April 25, 2020

The regulation comes as the federal government is making every effort hard to consist of the infection which has actually impacted over 12,000 people in the nation, leaving some 268dead The number of healings currently stands at 2, 862.

The Air travel Division had actually suspended incoming international air traffic on Mar 21 at first for a duration of 2 weeks. The suspension, nevertheless, got an extension on April 1, 3 days prior to the conclusion of the duration. The decision got 2 additional evaluations, first on April 9 and after that on April 18, prior to getting a final 14- day extension on Saturday night.

Nevertheless, the Air travel Divison had actually allowed special/cargo and relief airplanes with unique approval to continue operations based on the requirement operating treatments.

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