Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority fined Qatar Airways for breaching SOP

Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority fined Qatar Airways for breaching the Standard Operating Procedures developed to counter the proliferation of COVID-19. A penalty of Rs 100,000 was levied against Qatar Airways by the CAA for willfully violating the SOPs developed by authorities. The SOPs were intended resuming commercial flights between nations, which had subsequently been suspended from stemming the spreading of the COVID-19.

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Photo: Qatar Airways Boeing 777


The aviation authority has sanctioned Qatar Airways, a penalty of Rs 100,000 for fails to implement up upon that SOPs.Besides the charge, the carrier would be liable for all onboard travelers undergoing Covid-19 checks and, therefore, will cover the costs of quarantining everyone beyond the various sustained.

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