The CAA will review the summer schedule of international flights. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has convened an important meeting on March 4 for which it has invited the managers of all international airports across the country.
The Deputy Director General for Policy Nadir Shafi will discuss the timing and problem of summer flights.
Other items on the agenda during the meeting are to be considered, including a roster of summer flights for both arrival and departure. It is expected that the summer schedule will be finalized during this session.
Participants will also discuss the provision of facilities for passengers heading to the airports. In a separate development on Monday, the CAA released a revised list of countries facing travel bans due to ongoing epidemics.
The number of Category A countries has been reduced from 24 to 21, and COVD-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests are required for passengers from these countries to enter Pakistan. Certificate not required. The list includes Australia, China, New Zealand, Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Singapore.