Japanese Airline Wants To Start Flight On Islamabad-Bankok-Tokyo Route
Sumaira FH 2 years ago Thu 27th June 2019 | 03:08 PM
Japanese Airline wanted to start flight on Islamabad-Bankok-Tokyo route, said Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda during a meeting with Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Jun, 2019 ) :Japanese Airline wanted to start flight on Islamabad-Bankok-Tokyo route, said Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda during a meeting with Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan.
Japanese Ambassador said, "PIA has two weekly flights on the route of Islamabad-Beijing-Tokyo. Japanese Airline wants to start flight on Islamabad-Bangkok-Tokyo route" said a press release.
Sarwar asked for the enhancement of Fifth freedom traffic rights capacity between Beijing and Tokyo from 4000 monthly passengers to 5000 monthly passengers and cargo capacity between Beijing and Tokyo from 100 tons per month to 200 tons per month for the designated airlines of Pakistan.
Air Services Agreement between Pakistan and Japan was initialed on October 17, 1961 and signed on July 12, 1962. The ASA stipulates single airline designation with PIA being the designated airline of Pakistan and JAL (Japan Airlines) being the designated carrier of Japan.
And for Japanese Air Line 5 capacity units.
The equipment that has been provided by JICA in phase 1 through Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) include X ray machine, auto clear, vehicle scanner and cargo scanner. And in phase 2, JICA will provide equipment to CAA including, hold baggage explosive, liquid explosive detection system and baggage handling system.
The Minister recommended that ASF Staff may be provided institutional based technical training for JICA equipment. He also asked Ambassador to reduce time span between planning stage for and execution equipment provision by JICA.
Ghulam Sarwar Khan also thanked Ambassador for sponsoring PMD projects. He told that Specialized Medium Range Forecast Centre (SMRFC) has been constructed in Islamabad through Japanese aid. Its cost is Rs. 2.5 billion. Japan also helped in installation of Weather Surveillance Radar at Karachi, Multan, Lahore and Sukkar.