Islamabad (KhyberMail): A three-member team of Aviation Security Assessors from the Sultanate of Oman Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) successfully completed their assessment of airports with a visit to Islamabad International Airport. Led by Mr. Ayoub Al-Farie, Head of Risk Assessment at the CAA of Sultanate of Oman, the team conducted a comprehensive two-day assessment of Islamabad International Airport.
Upon arrival, the Omani team was warmly welcomed by the Directorate of Security CAA (Regulatory) and Airport Manager, who provided them with detailed information about the airport’s geography, layout, passenger and flight statistics, and security procedures.
During their inspection, the team meticulously evaluated the implementation of security measures by various security service providers, including the Airport Security Force (ASF), airlines, ground handling agencies (GHA), catering, and cargo handlers. The team expressed satisfaction with the procedures adopted and commended the airport’s management for maintaining state-of-the-art security mechanisms and efficiently handling significant passenger and aircraft traffic.
Before concluding their visit, the team also inspected Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore on 17th and 18th July 2023.
Having completed their assessments, the Omani team now departs for Oman from Islamabad, having contributed to enhancing aviation security and fostering collaboration between the two countries.