Flight operation partially resumed in the country
Karachi: The flight operation is partially resumed in the country after a hiatus of over 60 days as the first flight from Lahore landed successfully in Karachi carrying 84 passengers from Lahore.
The flight operation of private airlines has also resumed as a private airline operated flights from Islamabad and Lahore.
A day earlier, a Civil Aviation Authority spokesperson said 68 flights would operate from Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, 32 from Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, 32 from Islamabad International Airport, eight from Quetta International Airport and four from Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar.
Serene Air and PIA are operating flights in the mornings and afternoons. The Aviation Minister had announced that 20% domestic flights would resume from Saturday but in a limited capacity. He also said that social distancing would be followed on the flights and the planes would cap seating at 50% of the normal capacity.