Karachi: Domestic flight operations continue to proceed efficiently, since their resumption on May 16, across the country in strict adherence to the government’s anti-coronavirus standard operating procedures (SOPs), a news source reported.
As per the publication, flight operations have resumed at five major airports under elaborate safety measures to check the spread of COVID-19 infection. Currently, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Serene Air are operating flights at Lahore, Islamabad, Quetta, Peshawar, and Karachi airports.
As part of the drive to keep coronavirus in check, the authorities have placed informative banners at various parts of the airport including lounges to educate the passengers about the safety measures, such as sanitizing hands, social distancing, and wearing gloves and masks to protect themselves.
Additionally, a spokesperson of the Aviation Division revealed that luggage was disinfected upon the arrival of passengers and social distancing was maintained in strict compliance with the government’s SOPs. It was also informed that the PIA and Serene Air have been operating their flights with 50 percent seat occupancy to the main distance between passengers.