Vietnam Says all its Pakistani pilots have Valid licenses

All Pakistani pilots working for Vietnamese carriers have substantial and genuine licenses and none have been engaged with a flight occurrence or security danger, the legislature said on Saturday.

Vietnam a month ago grounded every single Pakistani pilot working for neighborhood aircrafts in the midst of worry from worldwide controllers that a few pilots may have been utilizing questionable licenses.


All licenses managed by the Pakistani aeronautics controller are authentic and substantial. There are no phony licenses, as referenced by the media,” an administration articulation stated, refering to a note from the Pakistani international safe haven to the Vietnamese government.


Vietnam had authorized 27 Pakistani pilots and 12 of them were as yet dynamic, The other 15 pilots’ agreements had lapsed or were latent due to the coronavirus pandemic, as indicated by Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority.


The issue of questionable licenses drew worldwide consideration after Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan uncovered in the National Assembly that there were 860 dynamic pilots in the nation and 260 pilots had not sat their tests themselves and just about 40 percent of the pilots had phony or ill-advised licenses and didn’t have flying experience.


After the flight emergency rose, the common aeronautics specialists of various nations including Malaysia, Vietnam, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain and Qatar officially reached Pakistan to check if the business pilot licenses (CPL)/carrier transport pilot licenses (ATPL) gave by the CAA are authentic and truly gave.


A few nations communicated worry over the pilot authorizing issue and requested that Pakistani specialists advise them what measures had been taken to guarantee every regular citizen pilot are appropriately authorized and prepared by ICAO guidelines.


A week ago, the Aviation Division had cleared 95 percent licenses of Pakistani pilots serving in various carriers in seven nations and said that the procedure of confirmation of the remaining would be finished for the current week.

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