Karachi: Foreign airways have additionally initiated motion towards Pakistani pilots and staff.
According to sources, overseas airways have additionally initiated motion towards Pakistani staff in reference to the suspected pilot license concern. Operations by overseas airways are primarily based on the Ministry of Aviation's ongoing checklist.
Kuwait Airways grounded 7 Pakistani pilots and 56 engineers, lists of Pakistani pilots, engineers, floor dealing with workers in Qatar, Oman Air and Vietnam Air have been ready. It has been determined to maintain the names within the checklist allegedly grounded until the report of the Pakistani authorities is acquired.
The PIA, however, has despatched letters to varied embassies and worldwide aviation authorities concerning pilot licenses, stating that the suspected pilots can be grounded and pilots with unique licenses will proceed to function flights.
According to the aviation lists, a median of one-third of PIA, Suriname and Airblue pilots have suspected licenses.
PIA's 141 checklist additionally contains 17 pilots suspended a yr and a half in the past. The checklist additionally contains the names of pilots with approved licenses, however regardless of the provision of all the small print, the private numbers of many pilots usually are not obtainable.