PIA Downgraded to 1-star Airline

PIA Downgraded

Carrier Ratings, the world’s best aircraft wellbeing and item evaluating survey site, has minimized the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) positioning to a 1-star aircraft after it was uncovered that a significant lump of its pilots held phony licenses. 

Proofreader in-Chief Airline Ratings, Geoffrey Thomas, has stated: 

Plainly, there should be an examination concerning conceivable pay off and adulterating identified with the pilot licenses. This is profoundly upsetting as the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) review and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) nation review should get this. 

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A month ago, Minister for Aviation, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, in the National Assembly while introducing the examination report of PIA’s PK-8303 accident, had unveiled that 150 out of 434 PIA pilots have counterfeit licenses. Following up on the interval report, PIA promptly ended every one of the 150 pilots. 

Following the stunning disclosure, UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has mentioned Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority to check the licenses of every single Pakistani pilot, airplane upkeep architects, and flight activities officials serving in various carriers in the Gulf state. 

European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA) has suspended Pakistan International Airline (PIA) approval to work in European Union part nations for the following a half year. The restriction becomes effective from today, 3 June. 

Following in the strides of the European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA), the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) suspended PIA’s working license also.

Additionally, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), an exchange relationship of 290 universal aircrafts, had named PIA’s inability to vet the licenses of pilots before employing as a genuine slip by in the security conventions of the national banner transporter.


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