ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Defence has temporarily imposed a ban on the operations of Bhoja Airline in Pakistan, Geo News reported.
According to sources, air operative certificate of the airline has also been suspended.
The airline will be allowed to operate once it acquires at least three airplanes.
It is pertinent to mention here that it is mandatory under the law for any airline to have a minimum of three planes to start its full-fledged commercial operations in Pakistan.
Peshawar High Court has ordered to halt Bhoja airline operation.
The court has also issued directives to suspend Director General (DG) of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
During the hearing of Air blue plane crash compensation case, Chief Justice Dost Muhammad Khan said that operation will be halted if compensation will not be provided to the heirs of air blue plane crash in the next 20 days.
He ordered to inspect all the technical facilities available at airports and engines of National airline immediately.
The court issued contempt notices to CAA DG and Defence Secretary while served a show cause notice to the Managing Directir (MD) of Bhoja airline.