Pakistan limits flight operations to Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

14th Mar, 2020. 03:39 pm
stranded Pakistanis land in Karachi

The aviation authorities in Pakistan on Saturday instructed airports to limit international flights operating in the country to the cities of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.

International flights will no longer operate in Peshawar, Gwadar, Quetta, Faisalabad, Sialkot and Multan, authorities said.

International flights to Sukkur and Bahawalpur would also be halted, the authorities added.

According to the instructions, flight operations in Karachi and Islamabad would run from 12 noon to 7 in the evening.

Whereas, at the Lahore airport, this time would be from 1:30pm to 8 at night.

All international flights scheduled to land in Multan, Sialkot, and Faisalabad will redirect to Lahore and Islamabad.

All flights scheduled to land in Peshawar would also reroute to Islamabad.

The flights to Quetta would be redirected to Karachi, authorities said.

Aviation sources told that international carriers scheduling their operations under the new plan.

According to sources, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) working on a plan to bring the passengers landing in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad to their intended destinations.

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