Qatar Airways suspends flight operations in Pakistan

By: News Desk      Published: 01:51 AM, 3 Jun, 2020
Qatar Airways suspends flight operations in Pakistan

Qatar Airways has temporarily suspended its flight operations in Pakistan due to unknown reasons, said sources on Tuesday.

Earlier, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) gave permission to the airline for landing special flights in Pakistan. The foreign airline was operating flights in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar.

The airline sources said that Qatar Airways suspended its flights to Pakistan due to unknown reasons.

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The decision came at the time when the aviation authority held a meeting with the country managers of international airlines operating within Pakistan to seek suggestions pertaining to the resumption of international flights.

Additional Director General Air Vice Marshal Tanveer Bhatti chaired the meeting at the CAA headquarters. Suggestions were sought from the officials of international airlines for resuming flight schedule during the meeting.

Earlier, Qatar Airways announced it would operate four special flights to bring back Pakistanis stranded in abroad.

The flights are part of a large repatriation operation being carried out by Pakistan in collaboration with Qatar authorities.