RAWALPINDI: Because of a surge in coronavirus situations, the Civil Aeronautics Authority (CAA) on Tuesday informed traveling restriction and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for incoming flights to Pakistan as well as residential passengers besides chartered as well as personal flights.
These constraints, reliable from March 23, 2021 have been prolonged till April 5, 2021.
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“Categorised nation lists shared on March 20, 2021 will certainly likewise continue to continue to be reliable appropriately,” the CAA notification said.
The authority released another alert for application of SOPs for residential guests, chartered and personal airplane trips. The CAA on March 20, 2021 notified a fresh list of countries categorised right into A, B and also C, after emergence of the infection’s South African and also Brazilian strain as well as imposed a full travel restriction on classification C nations.
Travel restrictions and also a restriction on inbound guests from 12 nations will be effective till April 5, 2021, the notice claimed. “Conveyed by NCOC, there will be a total travel restriction on inbound travel to Pakistan from classification C countries, consisting of withdrawal of exemptions previously given to Pakistani ticket owners, NICOP owners as well as POC holders. The momentary procedure is being presented in extension to the actions being taken to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Pakistan,” it added.
The CAA has actually updated classification C, for inbound tourists as well as shifted the United Kingdom from category C to category B, spokesman for the Air travel Department claimed.
The notice better added that traveling limitations on inbound travel to Pakistan from category C nations communicated previously on Jan 29, 2021 will certainly also remain to stay reliable up until April 5, 2021.
In addition, a raid was performed at Islamabad International Airport Terminal (IIA) and also 23 persons were fined for neglecting SOPs on Tuesday. The airport terminal management on regulations of DG civil air travel is performing shock raids to check whether SOPs are being executed and followed.
Amir Mehboob, replacement director general airport solutions held a video web link conference with all airport terminal supervisors and also routed them to make sure execution of Covid-19 SOPs.
Rigorous application of SOPs ought to be made certain, the deputy DG said, including various companies operating at the airport, including CAA workers, should take all feasible preventive measures to curb spread of the virus.
Mr Mehboob claimed legal action needs to be taken versus those that do not use face masks or preserve social distancing.
When spoken to, Airport Supervisor Adnan Khan, told Dawn that he performed shock monitoring on Tuesday as well as imposed a penalty on 23 people, none were travellers.
He claimed airport terminal monitoring has been taking all precautionary steps to minimise spread of the infection.