European flight safety agency suspends PIA’s route for six months

European flight safety agency suspended Pakistan’s national airline aviation permission for six months in a fake license case.

According to the details, European flight safety agency suspended PIA’s flight route to Europe after Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan stated in the National assembly of Pakistan that 262 pilots, out of 860, “did not take the exam themselves”. 

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Spokesperson Abdullah Khan to the national Airline told media that PIA is taking mandatory steps to address concerns of the European flight safety agency.

Suspension of the route will be applicable from July 1, 2020, according to UTC.

The spokesperson also said those who have booked their flight can take refund of they can extend their booking too.

Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar gave this statement while briefing the parliament about the investigations of a plane crashed on May 22

The PIA plane crashed after taking off from Lahore, killing all but two of the passengers and crew on board.