A US team visited Islamabad International Airport yesterday to assess the on-ground services, security measures and facilities for commencing PIA’s direct flights to America, as per the reports of local media.
According to a spokesperson of the national flag carrier PIA team has worked hard for meeting with the TSA standards and is hoping that with the approval, for the first time ever in the history of Pakistan, PIA would be operating the direct flights to the United States.
He further added that the Civil Aviation Authority’s officials, the Airports security force (ASF) and PIA explained the 6-member team of TSA at the airport.
The spokesperson also said that the TSA team would also be visiting the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi and the Allama Iqbal Airport in Lahore.
Previously on the 9th of this month, the national flag carrier had all set to start the direct flights between Pakistan and the US.
In a major step towards progress and development, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan had assigned the B-6 lounge of the Islamabad International Airport for the passengers leaving for America.
As per sources, the latest screening machines had also been set up in the B-6 lounge.