332 passengers flown to Qatar on special flight
The passengers boarded the Qatar Airways aircraft after being totally screened, sources stated, including that the crew was restricted to the plane on the New Islamabad Worldwide Airport.
It’s pertinent to say that the federal government has suspended business flights operations in view of the coronavirus pandemic. Nonetheless, particular flights are being allowed to function to fly passengers stranded within the nation and overseas.
Sources added that SOPs had been adopted for the screening of passengers.
“The airways, which wish to fly passengers from Pakistan, can function after getting particular permission for bringing ‘free flights [without passengers]’,” Civil Aviation
Authority (CAA) spokesperson Abdus Sattar Khokhar stated.
Nonetheless, different airways have suspended their flight operations, he stated, including:
“Solely Qatar Airways has restored its operation for which de-fumigation of plane is a vital prerequisite as per tips talked about within the SOPs.”
Beneath the foundations, the crew is just not allowed to disembark from the plane and the aircraft may solely fly to hold passengers and cargo baggage.
On complaints concerning further charges being charged by the airways, the CAA spokesperson stated: “We have now obtained such complaints. However it needs to be stored in thoughts that these airways are coming right here with out passengers.”
Partial resumption of flights
Resuming flights operations partially, the Pakistan Worldwide Airways (PIA) has determined to function 4 particular flights from March 27 to take passengers to their residence international locations, a spokesperson stated.
Elaborating the flight schedule, the spokesperson stated that the nationwide flag service will function three flights from Islamabad and one from Lahore for the UK and Canada respectively.
On March 27, flight no. 781 will fly from Lahore for Toronto, Canada. On 28th, PK709 will fly for Manchester from Islamabad, 757 for London and for Birmingham flight 9791 will function
Abdul Hafeez, the PIA spokesperson, stated: “All flights will likely be operated a technique that may return with out passengers.” Bookings for the flights have been began and tickets are being offered on a primary come, first served foundation. Intending travellers are suggested to contact the PIA workplace or brokers for getting tickets.
The federal government on Wednesday determined to allow home flight operation to/from the Islamabad Worldwide Airport (IIAP) for Gilgit and Skardu airports solely with impact from Thursday (as we speak) at 0600 hours.
Nonetheless, the suspension of all home flight operation to, from all different airports would stay efficient, stated a press launch issued right here. “This NOTAM will stay efficient until April, 2 at 0600 hours,” it added.Disclaimer:We do not allow users to post content which is copyright and We take strict actions against the users who post infringement content on our website.Although we do not host any content, users post embed videos from youtube, facebook, Dailymotion and Vimeo and are moderated before posting but we still take strict action against the copyright videos posted.If you are an official representative of any company whose videos are posted illegally on our website or you think some video infringe the copyright then you can simply send an email to email@example.com