Business Recorder Logo Chairman sub-committee for Civil Aviation Airport of Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI) Abdul Qayum Nusrat in a press release said that, Hyderabad airport was being strongly felt the need of extending the runway and fuel bowl.
He said that due to the unavailability of fuel bowl at Hyderabad airport, the flights flying from Hyderabad to Islamabad and Lahore had to make land at Nawabshah airport for fuel, which is not only the waste of time for the passengers, but also increasing the fuel cost of Pakistan International Airlines.
Abdul Qayum said that in developing countries the airports had been built on a small distances so that vocational and technical fuel service could be easily provided to the planes.
He said that, by upgrading the Hyderabad Airport Runway and constructing the fuel bowl, the operational flights system would get benefits and need for the cargo service from Hyderabad to the different countries of the world would meet.
He said that, in foreign countries there is a good market of fresh fruits, vegetables and rose.
In Hyderabad and surrounding areas, the high quality fruits, rose, including the agriculture is produced in sufficient quantity.
By exporting the fruits and vegetables in Cargo service from Hyderabad a sufficient amount of exchange can be made for the country.
He demanded of the Prime Minister and Federal Defence Minister that, by upgrading the Hyderabad runway the Boeing planes service should be started.