May 29, 2020: Pakistan on Friday allowed both national and foreign airlines to operate outbound international flights from all major airports, except Gwadar and Turbat.
“As per the decision of the government, the outbound international flights (scheduled, non-scheduled, and charter flights) operation has been allowed with effect from 2359 hours tonight (Friday),” a spokesman for the Aviation Division said in a brief news release.
With exception of Gwadar and Turbat, he said, both national and foreign airlines would be allowed to operate from all international airports of the country.
The spokesman said Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for outbound international flights had already been issued, according to which “airlines will be required to follow the SOPs of the destination country. Additionally, disinfection of aircraft will be ensured and no congestion at airports shall be allowed.”