Pakistan reduced Kuwaiti flights to 2 flights per week
KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: As Pakistan decided to reduce flights from Kuwait to Pakistan, sources stated that there is no ban on flights coming from Pakistan nor there is any dispute between civil aviation of both the countries but it is merely related to technical requirements. There have been some requirements requested by Pakistan Civil Aviation which emphasizes security and safety standards. Both the parties agreed jointly for the interest of the air transport industry and national carriers of both countries.
Earlier the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority announced that it had decided to reduce a weekly flight from each of the two Kuwaiti airlines, reports Al Rai. The local newspaper, The Dawn, quoted a spokesperson for the authority as saying that the three weekly flights operated by each of the two Kuwaiti airlines to and from Pakistan were reduced to only two flights per week, starting from October 1. PIA from Kuwait is linked to the terms of the air services agreement between the two countries. Pakistan warned Kuwait that it would take regulatory measures if Pakistan International Airlines were not allowed to resume its flights operating in Kuwait.