CAA asks passengers to get plastic bag packaging on their luggage.
On Thursday, the Civil Aviation Authority—CAA made it mandatory for the passengers to get their luggage packed in plastic bags for better security.
The spokesperson of the CAA said that the measure taken would help in keeping the luggage protected in all respects and it would also take security up to the international standards, as per the reports of Radio Pakistan.
The spokesperson also said that the number of machines that are installed at the airports for packing the luggage in plastic bags has been increased.
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The Aviation Authority has also given out tenders for installing more plastic wrapping luggage machines at the major airports of the country. The spokesperson said that the step was taken in accordance with the policy of the Prime Minister Imran Khan of facilitating the passengers as much as possible.
The international security standards would also be abided with while increasing the count of wrapping machines at the airports, as per the spokesperson.
He indicated that presently only one wrapping machine is available at each airport which results in causing delay and the passengers have to wait in long queues.
Once the wrapping machines are installed, the rates of services would also be reduced by half nearly in comparison to the present charges for the wrapping of every size of the bag.