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PIA Prohibits Captain and First Officer From Fasting During Ramadan


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

10th Apr, 2021. 12:16 am
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PIA Prohibits Captain and First Officer From Fasting During Ramadan

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) stopped the captain and first officer from fasting during Ramadan.

According to the details, the national flag carrier PIA has stopped the cabin crew, including the pilot, from fasting during Ramadan, and has issued a safety alert for the cabin crew, according to which the captain and first officer should not fast.

Chief of Flight Operations Capt. Arshad Khan has issued a notification in this regard.

According to the notification, fasting cabin crew members will not be allowed to go with the flight while fasting. For fasting cabin crew members, it has been made mandatory to inform the administration in advance. The captain and first officer of the Boeing 777, Airbus 320 and ATR aircraft will mandatorily implement the notification.

The notification said that there is no denying the importance of fasting, however, performing the duties on the flight while fasting can have adverse effects on health. The decision of the administration is aimed at protecting the staff from health problems. Flying can be a threat not only to the individual but also to everyone on board.

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