European Commission removes PIA’s name from the list of banned airlines

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

05th Dec, 2020. 04:02 pm
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The name of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has finally been removed from the list of banned airlines on the European Commission’s website.

The website of the European Commission for Mobility and Transport contains the list of all banned airlines.

PIA spokesperson said that the removal of PIA’s name from the list is a positive step. The spokesperson hopes that the license issue will also be resolved soon and the national airline will resume operations to European countries and the United Kingdom.

The spokesperson added that PIA is trying to provide the best European travel facilities to Pakistani travelers as soon as possible.

EU Commission Refuses To Lift Ban On Pakistani flights

The European Union commission refused to lift the ban on Pakistani aircraft flights. BOL News reported on 3rd December.

According to the details, the European Union refused to lift the ban on Pakistani aircraft, including the PIA.

European Union says that in order to make the procedure for Pakistani aviation pilot license transparent, the issuance of a pilot license in Pakistan must be made foolproof.

The EU Commission said that Pakistan would take steps to improve aviation safety.

The EU Commission has written a letter to the DGCA asking for better licensing procedures and safety management.

The Commission says they will continue to help Pakistan improve safety measures.

Note that on June 30, the European Union’s Air Safety Agency suspended Pakistan Airlines’ air operation permit for European countries for six months.

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