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CAA extends suspension of flight operations till April 21


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

10th Apr, 2020. 12:13 am
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CAA extends suspension of flight operations by April 21

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) issued a notification to suspend flight operations till April 21.

According to the details, the spokesperson Civil Aviation said in a statement that the aviation operations in Pakistan will remain suspended from April 10 to April 21.

Spokesman Civil Aviation added that the CAA has informed all airlines operating in Pakistan regarding the suspension.

On the other hand, the Civil Aviation Authority has set up a Contingency Air Traffic Control Room under the backup plan at Karachi Airport.

The spokesman said that the control will act as a backup system while the main control room of the air traffic will be closed.

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The aviation ministry added that the Contingency Control Room is designed to provide aviation service without interruption so that if the main control room is closed for any reason, immediate air traffic from the Contingency Control Room within half an hour took the charge.

It is to be remembered that due to the prevailing threat of coronavirus in the country, it was decided by the government that all air operations across the country would be suspended for two weeks.

It should be noted that the number of Coronavirus deaths worldwide has exceeded 88,000 so far.

The global outbreak of the COVID-19 has spread to more than 200 countries in the world, killing 88,565 people and affecting more than 1.5 million 21,000 people.

On the other hand, the number of patients recovering from this virus is more than 313,000.

United States has become the new epicenter of coronavirus , where more than 4,535 people have been infected, while the death toll has reached close to 15,000.

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