Covid: ‘UAE flights to Pakistan may be least affected’

SourceKhaleej Times

The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority will hold an important meeting this week to discuss the National Command and Operation Centre’s proposal to reduce the international flights by 80 per cent from May 5 to May 20 due to a surge in coronavirus cases.

The civil aviation regulator will convene the meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss the international flight operations and categories A, B and C with reference to third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The civil aviation secretary is likely to chair the meeting and to be attended by CAA officials and representatives of domestic and international airlines.

“The meeting is expected to endorse the NCOC’s proposal to reduce international flight operations and may reshuffle the list of three categories to control traffic from the countries which are most impacted by the pandemic,” according to the aviation sources.

“The meeting may hold the requests made by the foreign airlines to increase the number of flights to Pakistan ahead of Eid this month,” more...