More than 250 pilots is banned in Pakistan for around a month after the plane crash in Karachi with 97 dead the fly. Initially, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had granted a third of their pilots, a flight ban. According to the national airline 150 434 pilots have dubious licenses, such as the PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez Khan of the German press Agency said on Thursday.
On Friday called Pakistan's air transport Minister, Ghulam Sarwar, according to the"Daily Times" a new set of Numbers. A total of 262 pilots had been forbidden to fly, he told, therefore, at a press conference in Islamabad. The prohibition concerns 141 PIA pilots, nine out of about airblue and ten of Serene Air. The Rest of the pilots belong to flying clubs or Charter aircraft to be flown.
The pilot is accused of, according to the PIA, to have tests cheated. So other pilots should have taken the Tests. The Airline and the civil aviation authority (CAA) announced an investigation and audit of licences. The investigators would also examine whether the licences have been acquired through bribery.Updated Date: 27 June 2020, 15:20