In a statement, EASA said that it has suspended PIA and a small private Pakistan airline. Significantly, a recent investigation in the Pakistani Parliament has revealed that a large part of the pilot license issued in Pakistan is invalid. ”
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been banned from the European Union (EU) for six months. This step has been taken after the information related to about one-third of the pilots of this international carrier was found to be fake or suspicious. Officials gave this information on Tuesday. PIA spokesman Abdullah Khan told AFP that the European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) told PIA that “it is still not sure whether the remaining pilots are also properly qualified to fly, and they have given the airlines their confidence Lost it.”
In a statement, EASA said that it has suspended PIA and a small private Pakistan airline. Significantly, a recent investigation in the Pakistani Parliament has revealed that a large part of the pilot license issued in Pakistan is invalid. “PIA has flown limited international flights for only a few months as a result of the corona virus Domestic flights were resumed in the country last month due to a pilot’s fault that killed 98 people. PIA recently resumed bookings for five European capitals cities including Paris, Milan and Barcelona Khan said that flights to Britain have not been affected under this decision. Britain is no longer in the European Union.
The European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency said that Pakistan’s national airline would not be allowed to fly in Europe for at least 6 months. After this announcement, PIA announced on Tuesday to stop its operation in Europe. The agency said that the ban on PIA operations will be effective from July 1. However, the PIA can appeal against it. In a statement, the PIA said that passengers who have booked their tickets for European regions have the option to withdraw the entire money or extend the date of the tickets.