CAA DG stresses need to further improve services at Lahore airport

APP01-23 ISLAMABAD: June 21 – Federal Minister for Aviation, Abdullah Hussain Haroon visiting Islamabad International Airport to check the operation and facilities. APP photo by Irfan Mahmood


ISLAMABAD, Jun 23 (APP):Director General of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Hassan Baig Saturday visited Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIA) Lahore, appreciated the existing services at the airport and stressed upon the need to further improve them and bring them at par with international standards.
He said that providing world-class services and facilities to passengers was one of the foremost responsibilities of the Civil Aviation Authority.
He also visited operational areas and facilities like Radar, Control Tower, Runways, Apron and Passenger Terminal Building as well as the expansion project site, where he was briefed about the detailed plans of the project by the Project Manager Major Aizaz.
The CAA DG expressed his satisfaction over the progress of the project and emphasized on its timely completion.
He directed the project team to prioritize the completion of approach roads in order to provide the general public easy access to and from the airport.
While speaking to the airport management, he said that completion of the expansion project would go a long way in providing world-class facilities to the passengers.
Earlier, Airport Manager Tahir Sikander briefed the CAA DG about different functions and facilities of the airport.
During the visit of airport, the CAA DG was accompanied by Airport Manager Tahir Sikander, Additional Director Works Ashraf Chaudhary, Deputy Airport Manager Nazir Ahmed Khan, Principal Staff Officer to the CAA DG Aftab Gilani and other airport officials.