The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has suspended all passenger flights till midnight on April 11, according to a notification issued. The only exception would be the diplomatic, special/cargo flights and flights of national carrier to/from Pakistan holding special approval from the competent authority for transporting stranded Passengers. However, domestic flight operations to/from Islamabad International Airport for Gilgit and Skardu Airport would continue as per normal operations.
All airplanes have to be thoroughly disinfected before boarding passengers, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority announced. The authority issued an advisory for all national and international airlines operating in Pakistan. It ordered the companies to add coronavirus in their health declaration forms. It also stated that during the flights, all passengers and flight attendants should be provided face masks.