CAA undergoes organizational change once again

Lahore, 6th January: A major decision has been taken regarding the Pakistan Civil Aviation (CAA), which undergoes an organizational change.

Baaghi TV: According to reports, CAA has been reorganized and the authority has been trifurcated into three divisions, which include regulatory, airport and operations, and support. 

According to reports from Dawn News, a notification dated Jan 5 stated the authority said that the CAA Board had approved its functional separation in September last year, whereupon the functions of the [CAA] have been separated with respect to its role as regulator and service provider.

“Accordingly, the Authority has now been transformed into three divisions namely Regulatory, Airport and Operations and Support Functions.”

Additional DG Regulatory and Additional DG Airport Services and Operations will now work under the Director-General of CAA, while four posts of Deputy Director-General have also been created.

According to the announcement, under the reorganization, Deputy DG Regulatory and Deputy DG Safety will be subordinate to Additional DG Regulatory, as well as Deputy DG Airports and Deputy DG Air Navigation will be subordinate to Additional DG Airports and Operations.”
According to this division, the reorganization of CAA will improve service delivery and governance in the organization.

According to the CAA notification, after the approval of the CAA Board, the Director-General of Civil Aviation has issued a written order to implement the decisions immediately.

It may be remembered that the CAA board in September 2020 had approved the functional separation of the agency into two divisions in line with a decision of the federal cabinet.

It is pertinent to note here that the CAA has come under fire in recent months after the tragic plane crash in Karachi took place in May 2020 during which 97 people were killed.

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