The US Department of Transportation stated it has revoked permission for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to conduct constitution flights to the United States, citing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) considerations over Pakistani pilot certifications.

The data is contained in a revocation of particular authorisation dated July 1 offered by the division to Reuters on Friday.

Pakistan final month grounded nearly a 3rd of its pilots after discovering they could have falsified their {qualifications}.

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency suspended PIA’s authorisation to fly to the bloc for six months in a blow to the provider’s operations.

PIA was not out there instantly for remark exterior regular enterprise hours.

Pakistan’s Geo News reported PIA had confirmed the US ban and stated it could tackle the considerations by way of ongoing corrective measures throughout the airline.

Pakistan’s grounding of pilots with doubtful credentials adopted the crash of a PIA jet in May that killed 97 folks.

VNAP News Portal