The Federal Government of Pakistan has allowed the outbound international flights (scheduled, non scheduled and charter flights) operation with effect from 2359 hours tonight. This means that airlines may fly to Pakistan without passengers (ferry flight). They may carry passengers from Pakistan to international destinations.
- Giving additional charge of DG CAA to Secretary, Aviation Division was “illegal” and “the statement made by the Minister for Aviation on the floor of the National Assembly was not correct”
- The government of Pakistan giving additional charge of DG CAA to Secretary Aviation again is violation of law
- 12 months, 3 advertisements, 600 candidates and still Aviation Division has failed to appoint a DG CAA.
- PIA ATR crashed due to 3 “latent technical factors”
- Indian Airline GoAir’s flight makes emergency landing at Karachi International Airport
Aviation division in further clarification said that “a section of media is reporting views different from what has been stated in a press release. The press release covers only outbound flights from Pakistan to foreign destinations.”
The permission includes the following conditions.
- Both national and foreign airlines shall be allowed to operate from all international airports of Pakistan with the exception of Gwadar and Turbat.
- SOPs for outbound international flights have already been issued according to which airlines will be required to follow the SOPs of the destination country. Additionally, the disinfection of aircraft will be ensured and no congestion at airports shall be allowed.