CAA allows private airline to operate repatriation flights

Bureau Report

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Tuesday allowed the country’s private airline, SereneAir, to operate special repatriation flights to Sharjah from July 15.

The spokesperson of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that SereneAir has been issued a license to operate three special charted flights to assist stranded Pakistani nationals in Sharjah.

The aviation authority’s air transportation department issued a certificate to the private airline.

The flights will operate from July 15 to July 17, according to a notification.

Earlier in May, CAA allowed SereneAir to operate chartered flights in and outside Pakistan. The country’s private airline was permitted to operate domestic and international chartered flights.

According to CAA spokesperson, the licence issued to the airline validated till October 24 this year.

In March, the privately owned Pakistani airline, SereneAir, had all set to launch flight operations for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

A spokesperson of the airline had made the announced said that the company obtained two A-330 Airbus and one Boeing 737-800 for the international flight operations. He revealed future plans that the airline will buy two more A-330 in the month of March.

However, the nation-wide flight operations came to a halt due to the spread of coronavirus pandemic which shut all airlines to resume air operations in and outside the country.