Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Civil Aviation Authority allows United States flight carrying Pakistani deportees to land at Islamabad airport

KARACHI, Pakistan: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan has allowed a chartered flight, bringing back deportees from the United States (US) to land at Islamabad International Airport on January 20.

According to details, the US Embassy in Islamabad had requested the foreign ministry to allow a flight bringing back eight Pakistanis via a special plane. The foreign ministry then asked the CAA to approve the arrival of the flight.

The chartered plane would make stops at the Czech Republic and Bulgarian airports, before reaching the Islamabad airport on January 20.

A notification issued by the CAA Director Transport regarding the flight read that the crew members inside the chartered plane would not be allowed to come out of the aircraft.

The crew members of the plane are asked to strictly comply with the COVID-19 SOPs and the chartered flight would have to leave immediately after handing over the deportees.

It is pertinent to mention here that flights carrying deportees are allowed to land at the nation-wide airports.

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