RAWALPINDI: The Civil Air Travel Authority (CAA) has chosen to limit one trip each of both marked airline companies of Kuwait adhering to the kingdom’s constant ban on the procedures of Pakistan’s national provider.
A spokesman for the CAA said the once a week 3 flights each of Kuwait Airways and Jazeera Airways to and also from Pakistan have been restricted to 2 flights each with result from Oct 1.” One of the weekly trips of Kuwait Airways and Jazeera Airways has been canceled from October 1,” a CAA agent claimed.
Approval of PIA trip operations from Kuwait is conditional on the terms of the air services arrangement between Pakistan and Kuwait, he claimed.
The CAA will certainly be required to start further regulatory action if Kuwait does not allow the PIA to run flights.
The CAA had earlier said pending any further non-approval of PIA trips operations to and from Kuwait in the spirit of industrial reciprocity, it would be constricted to initiate similar activity for Kuwaiti marked airline companies’ trip operations to as well as from Pakistan from Oct 1.
The CAA had written to the director general of Civil Aeronautics Kuwait regarding a week back and also stated: “While our nationwide air carrier has actually been vehemently going after running trips to and from Kuwait, approval for the very same has actually not been given by Kuwaiti CAA.”
The CAA had claimed the Kuwaiti authorities might approve the requested flight operation of PIA to as well as from Kuwait, especially in the backdrop of miraculous assistance that has actually been extended by CAA to Kuwait marked airlines despite the obstacles posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Nevertheless, in the absence of the gotten approval till day, the spirit of commercial reciprocity regarding commercial flight operations between both states are to be reassessed,” the CAA said.Meanwhile, the CAA has permitted serving of in-flight dishes and refreshments on residential flights.
Nevertheless, airline company operators will certainly continue to ensure using of face masks by passengers on all domestic flights except when dishes are being served.The CAA had enforced a ban on serving dishes throughout domestic trips as a result of the boosting number of coronavirus cases last year.