CAA bans use of mobile phones at Peshawar airport after hilarious video goes viral
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has banned the use of mobile phones at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar in the aftermath of the viral video showing passengers (Hajis) coming out of luggage conveyor belt.
CAA releases circular for mobile phone ban at Peshawar airport
The circular titled ‘use of mobile phones in restricted areas’ strictly directed employees against using mobile phones in lounges and aprons, adding that strict action will be taken in case of any violation.
According to it, the Bacha Khan International Airport (Peshawar) employees will not be allowed to use cell phones during duty hours.
“All addresses are hereby informed that henceforth, the use of mobile phones in the restricted areas i.e. Apron and Lounges etc is strictly prohibited,” reads a notification
“Any non-compliance of the instructions may result in the confiscation of Airport Entry Pass and the matter will be taken up with the higher authorities of the concerned department/ functionary,” the notification further reads.
The chief operating officer of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has informed all managers and officials of the airport in this regard.
Earlier on Sept 5, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Wednesday declared a ban on eating Gutka, Naswar and Paan at the Jinnah International Airport Karachi.
“Strict action would be taken against an employee if caught eating Gutka and Naswar at premises of the airport,” said CAA in a notification.
You can take a look at the video which resulted in the mobile phone ban at the airport:
This is hilarious 🤣😂🤣
Return of the Hajis at Peshawar airport!!!
Qaum ka haal check karein 😂🤣😂 pic.twitter.com/CAvLevL11A
— Uzair (@Uzair_Afaq) September 9, 2019