It was announced by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) that flight operations in Pakistan are to reopen on Friday, today, with restrictions. Flight operations are to reopen in Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta airports by 6pm. But airports in Punjab will be closed till 4th March, 2019.
A CAA spokesperson said, “Flights to and from Islamabad, Quetta, Peshawar, and Karachi will resume under restricted airspace.”
Adding, “However, a decision regarding the resumption of flight operations at Lahore, Sialkot, Faisalabad and Multan airports will be taken at a later time.”
The spokesperson stated, “Flight operations will remain suspended at Lahore, Sialkot, Faisalabad and Multan airports till 1pm March 4,” he added.
Pakistan International Airlines has also made the announcement that it will resume the flight operations by 6pm today. Through phone calls, passengers are being informed about the flight schedules.
The Saudi Arabian Airlines confirmed that the first flight will reach Karachi at 6pm.
Due to the escalation in tensions with India, Pakistan closed it airspace. But now in four major cities of Pakistan flights will be resumed.
CAA tweeted, “Since the existing NOTAM is effective until 2359HRS of February 28, Pakistan airspace shall remain closed. Please stay in touch with your airlines for the timely update on any further changes.”