Karachi: The European Union Safety Agency (ESA) apologizes for the momentary and conditional resumption of PIA flights to Europe.
According to Express News, air operations of the nationwide airline have been banned in European nations for a number of months. In this regard, the European Union Safety Agency (ESA) has obtained a response to a letter despatched to the PIA administration by which PIA had sought interim permission for flights from IASA.
AYASA said within the letter that AYASA's authorized jurisdiction doesn’t present for the opportunity of granting momentary or conditional permission to any third nation operator. After reviewing the fabric and extra supporting arguments, there may be a side of mistrust within the certification and oversight efficiency of the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority.
The letter states that for a similar causes, the European Commission's investigation led to the suspension of PIA's air operations in Europe, and the restoration of PIA flights to CAA Pakistan. Safety audit is important.
Sources say that the present state of affairs signifies that the ban on PIA flights to Europe and the United Kingdom will stay in place. PIA CEO Air Marshal Arshad Malik wrote the letter solely after he was happy with the European Union's audit of PIA.
In the letter, the CEO requested an impartial audit by disconnecting PIA from civil aviation and stated that PIA ought to be granted interim permission till the CAA clears the audit. Not accepted.
According to the sources, within the context of probably the most fundamental demand of AISA, the affairs of the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority usually are not prone to be rectified any time quickly. Meanwhile, PIA spokesman Abdullah Khan additionally confirmed receiving a reply letter from Ayasa.