Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority
|Formed||December 7, 1982|
|Headquarters||Jinnah International Airport
|Annual budget||47,584 billion PKR Annual Report 2014|
|Parent agency||Aviation Division, Government of Pakistan|
Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (Urdu: پاکستان سول ایوی ایشن اتھارٹی) (abbreviated as CAA) is a regulatory authority, which oversees and regulates all aspects of civil aviation in Pakistan. CAA's head office is situated in Terminal-1 of Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. CAA is a member of the International Civil Aviation Organization. Safety Investigation Board (SIB) conduct air safety investigations on direction of Federal Government. Nearly all civilian airports in Pakistan are owned and operated by the CAA.
Pakistan's Airspace is divided into two Flight Information Regions (FIRs).
Air Crash Investigations
CAA Safety Investigation Board (SIB) held four air crash investigations on direction of the federal Government of Pakistan.
- PIA Flight 688 on 10 July 2006
- Airblue Flight 202 on 28 July 2010
- JS Air 201 on 5 November 2010
- Bhoja Air Flight 213 on 20 April 2012
- PIA Flight 661 on 7th December 2016 (Investigation Undergoing)
According to Service Performance Survey (SPS), a recent survey conducted by Singapore Airlines, the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore is ranked the world’s leading airport in terms of service performance out of 18 airports from around the world, including Dubai Airport, Cape Town Airport, Mumbai Airport and Campbell Town Airport, U.K. for its good terminal services and effective management.
Major Traffic Flows by Airport
Civil Aviation Training Institute (CATI), Hyderabad works under Civil Aviation Authority. CATI is accredited by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and is member of ICAO TRAINAIR programme. The institute was established in 1982 to fulfill training requirement of Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority and that of the fellow countries of the region.
Civil Aviation Training Institute (CATI) provides training in the disciplines of :
- Air Traffic Services
- Electronics Engineering
- Communication Operations
- Aviation Management & Administration
- Rescue and Fire Fighting Services
- Electromechanical Engineering
- List of airports in Pakistan
- List of airlines of Pakistan
- Civil Aviation Training Institute
- New Islamabad International Airport
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