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Gulf Today Report
Pakistan is preparing to launch three new airlines to boost domestic flights in the country.
The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that two airlines, Q-Airlines and Fly Jinnah have completed the process with the authorities, while Jet Green Airlines is still in the scrutiny process.
Q-Airlines and Fly Jinnah documents have been forwarded to the Aviation Division and after approval from the federal cabinet, the RPT licences would be issued to them to operate flights.
According to ARY news, Pakistan aviation law stipulates new airlines to operate domestic flights with 3 aircraft for a year.
The authorities would grant them status to operate international flights.
Pakistan has already given permit to three private companies Airblue, SereneAir and AirSial.
These airlines have firm grip of the market in the country.
After the new permit, the total number of airlines would stand to six in the country.
The 262 pilots grounded on Friday included 141 from PIA, nine from Air Blue, 10 from Serene Airline, 17 from Shaheen Airlines, which has closed down, Sarwar said.
Pakistan's frequent flyers cast scorn on the edict, suggesting it had been introduced to enrich an unnamed company tasked with doing the wrapping.
Under the project, the process of customs clearance of pilgrims is being completed at Pakistani airports before their departure for Hajj to prevent them from facing inconvenience at Saudi airports.
The death toll from floods and landslides in India rose to 85 on Wednesday, officials said, while Nepal also reported 31 fatalities and 43 missing.
On Twitter, a solidarity Campaign to find Nouf was launched under #missing_nouf_Al qahtani.
An alliance of 98 governments, 53 companies, 61 civil society groups and nine international organisations has confirmed the wickedness of the widely available Internet and its numerous dark websites against children – even those below five years old-worldwide – said to have worsened through the over a year Novel Coronavirus (COVID19) global disaster.
The platform displayed the pedestrian crossings monitoring device specialized in monitoring and controlling vehicles that do not commit to giving priority to pedestrians in the locations designated for their crossing, in addition to monitoring the violation of not wearing a seat belt and being busy while driving, such as using the phone.