Turkish Airlines to continue flights to Pakistan from July 2
Karachi: Turkish Airlines has on Monday announced to resume its flight operation to Pakistan. Turkish Ambassador Mustafa Yurdakul said the airline will resume flights from July 2 from Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.
There will be four flights a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Turkish Airlines stopped flights to Pakistan after the country closed its airspace in to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Flight operations are gradually resuming to the country now that the government has opened airspace. The Pakistani government has stipulated that coronavirus SOPs must be followed by airlines.
The government has further made it mandatory for all the passengers to have COVID-19 testing and whoever tests positive for the virus has to be shifted to the quarantine facility.