An inquiry into a May 22 PIA crash that eliminated 97 individuals at the southern port city of Karachi led to the stunning revelation that 260 of 860 pilots in Pakistan had cheated on their pilots
exams however were still given licences. The European Union’s aviation security company said on Tuesday that Pakistan’s nationwide airline will not be enabled to fly into Europe for at least 6 months after the nation’s aviation minister exposed that nearly a 3rd of Pakistani had cheated on their pilot’s tests.
Airlines spokesman Abdullah Hafeez says PIA has not been flying to Europe because of the pandemic. However the airline had hoped to resume its flights to Oslo, Copenhagen, Paris, Barcelona and Milan within the next 2 months.
It is harming us actually bad, he stated of the scandal.
A query into a May 22 PIA crash that eliminated 97 individuals at the southern port city of led to the stunning discovery that 260 of 860 in Pakistan had cheated on their pilots exams but were still offered licences by the Civil Air Travel Authority.
The federal government has actually since fired 4 officials of the regulative company and criminal charges are being thought about.
The Air Travel Safety Firm is worried about the validity of the Pakistani pilot licenses which Pakistan, as the State of operator, is presently not capable to license and manage its operators and airplane in accordance with applicable requirements, the organization said in its letter revealing the ban.
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First Published: Wed, July 01 2020. 00:38 IST