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Pakistan government cancels licenses of 50 pilots after scrutiny

Islamabad/UNI: The federal government in Pakistan informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday that as per the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, the authorities after reviewing the licenses of all 860 commercial pilots in the country decided to cancel 50 of those licenses.

Pakistani flights operations denied by EU over safety and license concerns

European Union Commission has rejected lifting the ban on allowing Pakistani flights to operate in their territory due to a number of reservations that it said Pakistan is yet to address, media reports said.

Pakistan: NAB to probe closure of Roosevelt Hotel

Islamabad: Chairman of the National Accounta­bility Bureau (NAB) retired Justice Javed Iqbal on Tues­day tasked its Rawalpindi bureau office to investigate the reports about the closure of Pakistan Interna­tional Airlines’ (PIA’s) Roosevelt Hotel in US city of New York from Oct 31, Dawn News reported.

Licence issue: Pakistan International Airlines sacks seven pilots 

Islamabad: After their licences were cancelled by the Civil Aviation Authority, the Pakistan International Airlines on Saturday suspended seven pilots, media reports said.

Fake pilot: US bans Pakistan International Airlines flights  

Islamabad: Amid recent revelation about fake licence possessed by certain Pakistani pilots, the United States has stopped operation of special flights of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), media reports said.

Fake Licence: EU states asked to bar Pakistan pilots from work

Islamabad: Amid Pakistan government claims that 40 per cent of the pilots in the country have fake flying licences, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on Tuesday ordered the member states to bar pilots from the South Asian country from working.

Investigating ‘illegal’ licences of 236 pilots: Pakistan govt

Islamabad/UNI:  The Pakistani government has said that the inquiry into the issuance of ‘illegal’ licences to about 236 pilots is currently in progress and that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) would complete the scrutiny of suspected pilots and verification of the credentials of other aviation staff in the coming days.

Fake licence: European Union bans Pakistan International Airlines

Stockholm: Amid recent revelation about fake licence possessed by certain Pakistani pilots, the European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA) has suspended the authorisation for the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to operate in Europe for six months, media reports said.

British media reports claim massive import of COVID-19 cases in UK are from Pakistan

London: Certains section of the British media have claimed that  half of Britain's most-recent imported coronavirus cases are believed to have come from Pakistan.

PIA plane crash in Pakistan: Death toll touches 97

Karachi/IBNS: The death toll due to the crash of a  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303 from Lahore, with 91 passengers and eight crew members onboard, close to the Karachi Airport on Friday now stands at 97, media reports said.

Pakistan International Airlines lays off 1000 surplus employees

Rawalpindi, Aug 31 (IBNS): The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has laid off 1000 surplus employees to reduce its operational costs, media reports said.

Fake degrees: PIA sacks more than 50 employees

Islamabad, Dec 29 (IBNS):  Pakistan International Airlines on Saturday sacked over 50 employees for holding fake degrees, media reports said.

Polish tourist performs Kiki challenge, leaves Pakistan International Airlines into trouble

Islamabad, Aug 14 (IBNS):  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is facing criticisms for a video it has made in collaboration with a Polish tourist who is seen doing the ''Kiki challenge'' inside an empty aircraft.

IT failure: PIA operations disrupted

Islamabad, May 29 (IBNS): The IT system of Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) malfunctioned as the service of the airlines on Monday was badly affected.

Pakistan: 624g heroine seized from PIA passenger

Islamabad, Dec 13 (IBNS): 624 grams of heroine were seized by authority from a passenger who was on a travelling PIA flight at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Pakistan's Islamabad city on Tuesday, media reports said.