Friday October 01, 2021

CAA Decreases Flight Operations Of Kuwaiti Airlines On Tit For Tat Move

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has reduced the flight operations of two Kuwaiti airlines in a tit for tat move after the rejection of permission to the flight operation of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

The CAA said that the violation of bilateral agreement was made by disallowing PIA to operate flights in Kuwait. In response, the aviation authority reduced the flight operation of two Kuwaiti airlines.

According to the CAA, one flight of each airline will be suspended from October 1.

It emerged that Kuwait Airways and Jazeera Airways were operating weekly two flights to Lahore that was reduced to one flight in a week.

On September 21, the CAA had said it was constrained to initiate “similar action for Kuwaiti designated airlines’ flight operations to/from Pakistan with effect from October 01, 2021 by restricting operations of one flight each of Kuwaiti designated airlines.”

It had been warned that the country reserved the right to completely revoke the authorisation granted to Kuwaiti-designated airlines for commercial flight operations to/from Pakistan.

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