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To build goodwill and trust, we have written down the answers of some frequently asked questions

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1674558753077{padding-right: 100px !important;padding-left: 100px !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;}”][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Why, there are long queues of vehicles at Airport Entry Check Points?” style=”simple” css=”.vc_custom_1674559801326{border-bottom-width: 2px !important;border-bottom-color: #919191 !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}”]Most of the times at airports multiple flights are operating due to which lot of vehicles enter in airport vicinity thus causes long queues of vehicles.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Sometimes visitors are not allowed to enter into airport premises?” style=”simple”]As per instructions of Govt of Pakistan, only three persons including driver in case of private vehicle are allowed with one passenger to avoid unnecessary rush in the concourse halls and car park areas.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”There is protocol culture at airports and only specific vehicles are allowed in arrival pick-up VIP Lanes?” style=”simple”]VIP Lanes are maintained to ensure enhanced security of high dignitaries of Govt of Pakistan, only officers of BPS-20 and approved dignitaries are allowed in VIP Lanes.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why are we asked to show our tickets at Departure Entries?” style=”simple”]Domestic/International Departures are restricted areas so only authorized persons are allowed to enter. Valid ticket is authorization for entry of passengers into these restricted areas.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why are there long queues at Departure Entries?” style=”simple”]Passengers are always instructed to report at check-in Counters at least 04 hours prior to respective flight departure time. Notwithstanding, majority of passengers report late resulting in hassle & long queues. Moreover, simultaneously operation of number of flights also causes long queues.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why Desi Ghee or Honey is not allowed to be carried in Checked-in or hand carry Baggage?” style=”simple”]To ensure smooth departure, passengers are advised to check information on guidelines for carriage of liquids, aerosols and jells on airport website.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why spices, duct tape, packing tape is not allowed in Hand baggage?” style=”simple”]Keeping in view the safety of passengers, crew & aircraft, such type of goods which could be used in any unlawful interference onboard-in air, are not allowed. However, the mentioned goods i.e. spices, duct tape, packing tape etc. are allowed in Hold (check-in) Baggage.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why am I asked to leave certain objects and articles at security check points?” style=”simple”]Please see Dangerous Goods catalogue (Annex-18 of ICAO).[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why luggage is opened for manual search after passing through scanners/baggage x-ray machines?” style=”simple”]Luggage whose images not cleared by X-ray machine, is opened for manual search.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why am I asked to remove shoes, belts and metallic objects?” style=”simple”]These items are divested for alarm-resolution (beeping of no alarm by Walk through Metal Detector) as well as scanning by X-ray Machine.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why my body search is carried out even after removal of shoes, belts and metallic objects?” style=”simple”]For detection of certain non-metallic contraband items.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why security personnel are carrying weapons in public areas?” style=”simple”]Keeping in view the threat scenario in the country, for security of public, airport installations and to counter any untoward incident at airport.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why security personnel behave rudely when we request them not to open the luggage after scanning?” style=”simple”]No security personnel is allowed to behave rudely with passengers or others. As already stated above, suspect baggage is opened for manual search. There is no relaxation on security procedures.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why airport entry pass issuance procedure is lengthy?” style=”simple”]There are multiple steps in issuance of Airport Entry Passes. However, maximum efforts are taken to avoid unnecessary delay in the procedure.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Why background checks i.e. IB, Special Branch or Police clearance is necessary for airport functionaries already performing in Government Departments?” style=”simple”]According to instructions laid in Access Control Policy of Govt of Pakistan, background checks i.e. IB, Special Branch or Police clearance is also necessary for airport functionaries already performing in Government Departments.

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