The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has extended the flight operations closure until the 21st of this month, other than restricting the chartered and private planes amid the coronavirus epidemic, as per the reports of local media.
The avition authority issued a notification for the extension in the flight operations closure which includes both the local and international flights after the orders of the federal government.
CAA announced in another notification that the chartered and private flights would remain suspended from the 1st of April until the 21st.
The Civil Aviation Authority has also notified more than thirty general aviation and the owners of the private plans about the most recent decision, whereas, the bars would also be applied on the helicopter of the Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, along with, on many other VIP flights in the provinces of Balochistan and Punjab.
Under the imposed limitations, the small aircraft are not subjected to take special permit from the government for operating flights.
The aviation authority of Pakistan has experienced a loss of Rs.3.6 billion in the month of March due to the flight operations suspension to various nations amid the coronavirus outbreak.
As per the shared details as many as one thousand six hundred and eighty one international and local flights were annulled during the month of March.