CAA Plastic Wrapping of Baggage: Decision reversed after criticism


Civil Aviation Authority after a severe criticism, turned down their baggage plastic wrapping decision.

CAA plastic wrapping policy regarding baggage is now reversed.  Earlier, the baggage plastic wrapping was necessary. It was instructions of CAA for air passengers to have their checked luggage wrapped, faced criticism from people belonging from different walks of life.

On the other side, Shahrukh Nusrat, the CAA Director General, revealed that plastic wrapping being done for safety purposes and was must. However, passengers will have to give Rs 50 (around $0.31) per bag for the wrapping. She further added that new plastic wrapping machines were installed for this purpose on a urgent basis.

Earlier, Minister for Human Rights, Shireen Mazari revealed through her official twitter account that the notification is withdrawn as it was not a federal government’s decision.


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