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  • Pilot, co-pilot survive as training aircraft crashes in Lahore

    The pilot and trainee co-pilot of a training aircraft were wounded when the plane crashed in Lahore's Garden Town area after experiencing technical difficulties, DawnNewsTV reported on Tuesday...

    Rescue 1122 teams transported the plane's pilot, Muhammad Faheem, and co-pilot Hasham to a nearby hospital, where doctors confirmed that the two men received minor injuries...

  • Medically unfit PIA pilot to get instructor training

    KARACHI: A medically unfit and grounded but highly influential senior pilot, who is on Leave Preparatory to Retirement (LPR), of the Pakistan International Airlines is not only holding a highly lucrative executive position but has also been allowed to undergo higher instructor training so that he could train other pilots, it is learnt reliably...

    According to highly placed sources, the financially crippled national flag carrier,...

  • Another PIA pilot issued show-cause notice

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority has issued a show-cause notice to a Pakistan International Airlines pilot for violating air safety rules and putting lives of hundreds of passengers in danger...

    Informed sources said that pilot Sadiq Amin Rehman (ATPL 984), who has also been a vice president of Pakistan Air Lines Pilots Association (PALPA), has been directed to respond within seven days or an ex parte decision — leading to...

  • CAA suspends PIA pilot’s licence for violating rules

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has suspended the licence of an influential pilot of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for allegedly sleeping while operating a London-bound flight in April, it is learnt here reliably...

    According to sources, the CAA has also directed strong disciplinary action against other pilots, air hostesses and air stewards on duty in that flight and advised the PIA to re-inform its crew regarding...

  • Violation of air safety rule: CAA yet to take action against PIA pilot

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has so far taken no serious action against a senior pilot of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) who had allegedly invited a passenger to the cockpit during an international flight in May, it is learnt here reliably...

    According to highly placed sources, CAA has let off the highly influential pilot, Capt Shehzad Aziz, who had violated an air safety rule and risked the lives of hundreds of...

  • PIA pilot’s licence revoked for carrying more passengers than plane’s capacity

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has revoked the licence of a senior pilot and a first officer for carrying more passengers on board a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft than its capacity to Saudi Arabia in January, it was learnt on Sunday...

    The sources said that the senior purser (airhostess), who had raised the issue with the pilot and also informed the management about the illegality, had also been issued a letter...

  • PIA pilot fined for violating safety rules

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority has imposed Rs100,000 fine on a pilot of Pakistan International Airlines for violating air safety rules and exposing the lives of hundreds of passengers to danger, it is learnt here reliably...

    According to highly-placed sources, senior PIA pilot Sadiq Amin Rehman — who is a former vice president of Pakistan Air Lines Pilots Association (Palpa) — had operated a long haul TransAtlantic flight from...

  • PIA pilot compromises on air safety of travellers

    KARACHI: A very senior and highly influential pilot of Pakistan International Airlines caused a serious air safety hazard when he operated a Trans-Atlantic long haul flight without mandatory rest, putting the lives of over 350 passengers to unnecessary risk in April, it emerged on Sunday...

    Sources said the national flag carrier did not check the violation of air safety rules though the PIA spokesperson claimed a thorough inquiry...

  • PIA pilot ‘violates’ safety rules

    KARACHI: A senior and influential pilot of the Pakis­tan International Airlines has allegedly violated aviation laws by compromising air safety, and exposed hundreds of lives to danger while operating a Toronto-bound flight on July 4, it is reliably learnt...

    Responding to Dawn queries, PIA spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar conceded that the pilot did not take the mandatory rest before operating the long duration flight on July 4...

  • PIA pilot issued notice for violating rules

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a notice to the Pakistan International Airlines’ flight operations chief for operating an aircraft without taking the mandatory rest, compromising air safety, putting passengers’ lives in danger and violating safety laws, it is learnt...

    PIA spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar claimed that no law had been violated by the pilot...

  • PIA pilot grabs some shut-eye leaving aircraft in hands of trainee

    KARACHI: A couple of weeks ago, a senior pilot of the Pakistan International Airlines operating the Islamabad to London flight (PK-785) handed over the aircraft to an under-training pilot soon after the take-off and took a two-and-a-half-hour nap in the passenger compartment, compromising air safety and putting the lives of over 305 passengers at risk...

    According to sources, the airline was initially reluctant to take action against...

  • PIA pilot contradicts story about nap during flight

    KARACHI: Apropos a story headlined “PIA pilot grabs some shut-eye leaving aircraft in hands of trainee” published in Dawn on May 7, Amir Akhtar Hashmi, the pilot, has issued a contradiction...

    In his statement on Monday, he said all major airlines on long sector scheduled one extra non-rated co-pilot to accompany the rated co-pilot so that the captain could take a nap out of the cockpit...

  • PIA pilot faces inquiry for allowing passenger in cockpit

    KARACHI: With two inquiries against Pakistan International Airlines pilots under way, the national flag carrier initiated a third inquiry against one of its pilots on Tuesday after some television channels aired a video of a passenger entering and exiting the cockpit of a PIA aircraft...

    PIA spokesperson Danyal Gilani said the airline authorities had seen the video aired on television channels and the “matter was being...

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