Karachi: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has expressed reservations over permission granted to a new private airline, Indus Airline, to operate passenger flights by Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Sources told The News Tribe that Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA) has recently permitted two new airlines, Indus Airline and Pearl Airline, to operate flight from Pakistan’s airports.
They said that the national flag carrier had expressed reservations over the permission granted to Indus Airline, arguing that this would further deteriorate the ailing financial health of the airline.
The sources said that the PIA management had conveyed its concerns to CAA through a letter.
The PIA authorities were of the view that operation of Indus Airline would cause technical as well as financial problems to national flag carrier.
The sources further said that Indus Airline had also applied for allotment of offices and hanger. Space for office of the airline has been approved while application for hanger is in process, they added.