Islamabad, 25 March 2020 – Talha Akhtar:
Pakistan has suspended all domestic flight operations until April 2, authorities said on Wednesday.
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the country has halted its domestic flights operations.
According to a statement shared on the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority’s website, the government has “decided to suspend all types of domestic scheduled/non-scheduled, chartered and private aircraft passenger flight operations with effect from Thursday, March 26, at 6:00am up to April 02, 2020.”
Meanwhile, there is complete lockdown in the country and people have been told to remain inside of their homes. They are only allowed to go out in case of emergency.
The government also suspended all passenger train operations through the country till March 31 and deployed army to assist the civil administration to enforce a nationwide lockdown to contain the virus outbreak.