Federal government takes important decision over domestic flights in wake of coronavirus pandemic

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Federal government takes important decision over domestic flights in wake of coronavirus pandemic

KARACHI: Federal government takes important decision over domestic flights in wake of coronavirus pandemic.

The federal government has decided to continue the ban on domestic flights in wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) extended its ban on domestic flights for the next three days. The notification stated that domestic flights will be banned till May 13, 11:59 pm.

Earlier, the ban had been imposed till May 10, however, special flights and chartered planes were being given exemption to operate in Pakistan after the special permission of the government.

On May 7, the aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan link had said that it has been decided in the meeting of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) to resume domestic flight operations.

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However, the government had decided to extend the suspension of domestic flight operation link till May 10.

Director Air Transport CAA has issued a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) regarding extension in the suspension of domestic flight operations.

“As per the decision of the Government of Pakistan, the suspension of Domestic flight operations as effected earlier has been extended up to Sunday, May 10, 2020.