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US Bans Pakistan Flights over Pilots’ Qualifications Concern

The U.S. Department of Transportation has put a hold on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flights to the country, over concerns of Pakistani pilots’ credentials. Last month, Pakistan had put a prohibition on several pilots after discovering they may have lied about their qualifications. “We are continuously engaged with them and sincerely hope that with the confidence-building measures, the decision would be reviewed," PIA spokesperson, Abdullah H. Khan said.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 06:59 PM / by Masumi Shah

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