Posts tagged as: CAA

Rocket attack at Peshawar airport claims five lives

At least three people were killed and more than two dozen injured after Bacha Khan International Airport came under attack here on Saturday   The airport was sealed after rockets and bullets rained on it form all sides as it was hard to nail the location of the attackers, however according to unofficial reports the […]

Air India plane goes back after emergency landing in Pakistan

An Air India plane has flown back to India with all onboard passengers after it made an emergency landing at the Nawabshah Airport due to technical problem. Another flight comprising engineers arrived Pakistan after nine hours and fixed the technical fault and went back safely to their country. Spokesperson Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Pervez George […]

Civil Aviation Authority stops PIA’s three faulty aircrafts

In quite a wise decision, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has prevented three PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) aircraft including two Boeing 77s and one 737-300 from flying after finding faults in them. Public Relations Manager of the CAA, Pervez George, while speaking to the media observed, “Two of the planes were prevented from taking off […]

By declining air safety measures we are playing with lives

The latest incident of plane crash of Bhoja Airline that killed all 127 on-board passengers including nine crew members is the second occurrence in a period of less than two-year since an Airblue airbus dashed in the Margalla Hills on July 28, 2010, killing all 152 onboard people. Following the tragedy, the government sought a […]

Report blames Air Blue pilot for plane-crash

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) made public findings of the investigation regarding Air Blue plane that crashed into Margala Hills, putting all the blame on the Captain of the fateful flight who reportedly ignored Air Traffic Controller’s suggestions. The authority released the inquiry report of the Air Blue flight ABQ-202 that crashed into Margala Hills […]

DG CAA Nadeem Yousafzai rejects possibility of technical faults

Director General Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Captain Nadeem Yousafzai has said that neither there was any technical fault in the Bhoja Airline plane that crashed Friday near Rawalpindi nor the weather warning was too much high to raise the aerial limits. While addressing a news conference on Saturday, he said the last contact was made […]

Mid-air explosion leads Bhoja airline plane to crash: report

A mid-air explosion led Bhoja airline plane to crash that was flying at speed 500KM per hour, an initial investigation report compiled with information received from air traffic control tower. According to the report, when the speed caused the fuel tank to burst, leading a mid-air explosion and scattering debris for mile around. The jet […]

Pakistan starts investigation Bhoja airline’s crash

Over the directives of President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani and Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar, authorities launched a probe after a Bhoja Airline plane crashed while attempting to land during a thunderstorm, with all 127 people on board killed. Unfortunately, the Bhoja Airline jet Karachi-Islamabad bound burst into flames after coming […]

Bhoja plane crashes near Islamabad; 127 killed

A passenger jet with 127 people on board crashed Friday as it was landing at an airport near Islamabad, officials said. Defense Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar told media the Bhoja Air jet crashed Friday, just a few kilometers (miles) away from the airport in Islamabad. He says the aircraft was traveling from the country’s largest […]

Malaysia Airlines ceases its operations in Pakistan

Malaysia Airlines ceases its operations in Pakistan Tuesday, January 10, 2012: Malaysia Airlines has packed up their bags and bid adieu to its operations in Pakistan. Malaysia Airlines is exhibiting a significant route rationalisation exercise as part of its Business Plan, which they had already divulged to the Government of Pakistan back in December 2011. […]


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