It has been announced by Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) to start limited domestic flight operation in five major cities of Pakistan from 16th May. This decision has been taken as the government decided to move towards the second phase of easing lockdown restrictions.
In this article, we will tell our readers about the schedule of domestic flights operation in Pakistan.
The national airports in Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, and Karachi would initially be allowed to operate domestic flights on alternative days of the week. A revised flight schedule has been issued by the aviation authority in this regard.
32 flights will operate from the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, 4 will operate from Bacha Khan Airport in Peshawar, two flights will operate per week from the Quetta International Airport as per the schedule.
It was explained by a CAA official that usually 369 domestic flights operate every week from just the Karachi Airport. But due to the current situation, just 68 flights a week will operate.
Earlier we informed our readers that the ban on domestic flights was extended by the government till 29th May. It is pertinent to mention here that all the domestic and international flights in Pakistan have been suspended until 26th March.