KARACHI: Pakistan has extended the ban on domestic and international flights till April 30 in the wake of the coronavirus situation.
The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority in a statement said that the ban on all flight operations has been extended till 30th of April.
Director Air Transport CAA has issued a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) regarding extension in the suspension of flight operations.As per the decision of the Government of Pakistan, the suspension of International and Domestic flight operations as effected earlier has been extended upto Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 2359 hours PST, the CAA statement said.
However, relief and cargo flights will be operated with special permission. To repatriate thousands of Pakistanis stranded in different countries due to the coronavirus pandemic, PIA operating special flights from April 15 and will continue to do till April 20.