Amid the spread of coronavirus outbreak PIA will suspends all domestic flights operation from Karachi and Sukkur Airports from 24th March 2020 till 4th April 2020
Important Announcement: PIA will suspend all domestic flight operations from Jinnah International Airport, Karachi and Sukkur Airport from March 24, 2020 till April 4, 2020. #PIA #COVID19 #TravelAdvisory pic.twitter.com/F9DMDiVAtV
— PIA (@Official_PIA) March 22, 2020
The announcement was made as fresh cases were reported in all parts of the country. 89 new cases in Sukkur. The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Pakistan rose to 777 as new cases reported on Sunday from all provinces.
Earlier the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its international flight operations amid increasing threat of coronavirus.
The international flight operation will remain suspended from March 22 till March 28.
According to sources, the decision has been taken on the directions of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
The CAA has suffered Rs2.5 billion loss during the last 10 days, sources said.
The sources maintained that empty aircraft sent to Saudi Arabia to bring back the Pakistani pilgrims.
The national flag carrier suspended flights on several routes, including China, Kuwait, Qatar, Italy, Japan and Saudi Arabia.