European Union Aviation Security Company (EASA) has directed its 32 member states to bar Pakistani pilots from flight operations with speedy impact.
The event follows the revelation made by Minister for Aviation, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, within the Nationwide Meeting whereas presenting the investigation report of PIA’s PK-8303 crash relating to the pretend licenses possessed by a lot of the nationwide provider’s pilots.
In an official letter to all its member nations, EASA states:
A large portion (roughly 40%) of airline pilot licenses issued by the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCCA) are both falsified and or in any other case not Worldwide Civil Aviation Group (ICAO) compliant.
EASA has really useful all members to droop all of the validations issued to Pakistani pilots and apprise the PCAA concerning the determination.
Beforehand, EASA had suspended the PIA’s authorization to function in European Union member nations for the subsequent 6 months.