Civil Aviation plans to launch helicopter service for tourists

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will begin providing helicopter service for tourists in the near future. The CAA director-general notified the Senate Aviation Committee that helicopter service is under progress. He assured the committee members that a plan would be implemented soon. He said the flight to Saidu Sharif Airport in Swat had also been suspended because only six people boarded the flight.

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Additionally, the aviation committee asked the DG to submit a report on the fake pilot license scandal. According to the Director-General, 82 of 262 pilots with fake licenses have been uncovered. In addition, the committee summoned the CEO of PIA, Air Marshal Arshad Malik, along with the Karachi plane crash report.

Source: Daily Times