The government on Thursday extended the suspension of domestic flight operation till May 7, 2020.

Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority in a statement said that the ban on all domestic flight operations has been extended till May 7. 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 upto Thursday, May 7, 2020. Remaining provisions as applicable to the suspension of domestic flt reflected in the previous orders remain unchanged.”

The government has taken this decision due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the country.

Earlier On April 25, an official press release of the Pakistan Civil Aviation Division announced the extension in International flight operation suspension.