Food U.S. aviation regulators downgrade Pakistan air safety rating – Reuters

Food U.S. aviation regulators downgrade Pakistan air safety rating – Reuters


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WASHINGTON, July thirteen (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded Pakistan’s air basic safety ranking right after the agency lifted considerations about pilot certifications.

The conclusion, disclosed on an FAA spreadsheet posted on an company web site, signifies the U.S. air protection agency decided Pakistan does not attain global specifications and now has a Group 2 score. Pakistan final month grounded nearly a 3rd of its pilots immediately after finding they may well have falsified their skills. The Pakistani embassy in Washington did not quickly reply to a request for comment. (Reporting by David Shepardson)