CAA verifies 21 Pakistani pilots working with Oman and Hong Kong airlines

The licenses of as many as 18 Pakistani pilots working for Oman’s SalamAir have been verified by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Tuesday.

According to the details, the licenses were verified after the civil aviation of the Arab country requested for the verification and clearance of the Pakistani pilots working in an airline company of Oman.

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As per the details shared by the authorities, the names of the Pakistani pilots cleared by the Civil Aviation Authority Pakistan are Captain Fawad Shahab, Sheikh Saifullah, Mohammad Bilal Malik, Mohammad Javed, and Mohammad Rashid.

Moreover, the licenses of Muhammad Athar Iqbal, Babar Sultan, Muhammad Asif, Farhan Khan and others were also verified by the CAA Pakistan.

On the other hand, the authority has also cleared as many as three Pakistani pilots working with Hong Kong airlines after it had asked the CAA for the clearance of their flying licenses.

It is pertinent to mention here that on July 18, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had suspended the license of as many as 34 pilots of the national airline of Pakistan suspected of holding the fake degrees.

The notification issued by the aviation authority said that the licenses of the pilots will remain suspended till the inquiry against the PIA pilots has not been completed.

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