Government has extended suspension of international flight operations till May 15 in a bid to stop spread of coronavirus in the country.

An official press release of the Pakistan Aviation Division was released in this regard to announce extension in International flight operation suspension.

The press release reads: “As per the decision of the Government of Pakistan, the suspension of International flight operations as effected earlier has been extended upto Friday, May 15, 2020 at 2359 hours PST.”

“Remaining provisions as applicable to the suspension of International flights reflected in the previous orders remain unchanged”

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 has been operating special flights from April 15.