KARACHI: Pakistan has suspended its flight activity till April 30, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Saturday.
As per CAA, exceptional/freight and help planes holding uncommon endorsement would proceed with activities according to consent.
“According to the choice of the Government of Pakistan, the suspension of universal and residential flight tasks as affected before has been expanded upto Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 2359 hours PST,” CAA said.
The new orders come as the quantity of affirmed cases in the nation rose to more than 7,500 with 143 passings.
Pakistan had the suspension of local and global flight tasks in the nation in an offer to contain the coronavirus till April 21.
“According to choice of the Government of Pakistan, the suspension of International and Domestic Flight Operations as affected before has been broadened upto Tuesday April 21, 2020 2359 PST,” read a warning from CAA.
In earlier notification, the CAA had said that conciliatory, uncommon/payload flights and trips of national bearer to/from Pakistan holding unique endorsement from the able expert for shipping stranded travelers” would be special cases to the boycott.
Most nations around the globe have suspended universal travel since the time the pandemic began spreading at a hot pace in Europe, America and Asia a month ago.
The CAA had recently declared broadening the boycott till April 11.