21 Pakistani pilots working with Oman and Hong Kong airlines cleared by CAA

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has cleared the licences of 18 Pakistani pilots working for Oman’s SalamAir after the Arab country’s civil aviation requested for the verification and clearance of the Pakistani pilots working in Oman’s airline company. The CAA also cleared three Pakistani pilots associated with Hong Kong airlines after it had asked for clearance of their licenses.

Similarly, of the 39 pilots employed by Qatar Airways, licences of 37 had been verified on Tuesday while the remaining two would take a few days to be re-verified, reported Dawn news.

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Since the shocking revelation by Minister of Aviation, Ghulam Sarwar, regarding credibility of licenses held by Pakistani pilots, global aviation industries and airlines has temporarily banned Pakistani pilots.

Source: Geo TV