ICAO team to visit Pakistan to check its pilots licensing system

Amraiz Khan

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has decided to visit Pakistan to audit pilots licensing system and airports’ functioning.

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Thursday released a schedule of the ICAO team’s visit which will start on November 29 and conclude on December 10.

The CAA has completed its preparations at Lahore and other airports regarding the international audit. The ICAO team’s visit to Pakistan was of great significance as far as the resumption of Pakistani flights to Europe were concerned.

The ICAO team will examine the operational systems at Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad airports.

The ICAO team, to be led by Junian Nie, will also audit the pilot licensing system.
Air navigation, aircraft operations, airworthiness of planes, aerodromes airspace, AIB and other departments are also on the radar of the visiting team.

The CAA claimed that it had made quite progress in allaying ICAO’s reservations in different departments.

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