The European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA) has taken action against the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for ignoring air safety standards and has sought a follow-up plan from the CAA.
According to ARY News, the European Union Air Safety Agency has called for a follow-up plan from the Civil Aviation Authority for ignoring air safety standards. The European Agency says that Pakistan’s CAA State Safety Not implementing the program.
In this regard, the EU Air Safety Agency has written to the DGCAA seeking clarifications regarding flight standards, regulatory, air verification and licensing. Answers to detailed questions related to other areas have also been sought.
According to sources, the CAA has received a 12-page questionnaire from EASA regarding the follow-up plan, which aims at measures to return the CAA to Category One, based on the implementation of recommendations along with feasibility study and report preparation.
The CAA has also been apprised of the steps taken by other Category One Regional Aviation Authorities. The questionnaire also provided details on the licensing procedure to pilots and other persons. The questionnaire also includes questions on the procedure for recruitment in other related fields, including the issuance of licenses, and answers to the questions given by EASA in two different meetings with the CAA in 2019.