LHC slams CAA for suspending pilot licences, seeks reply

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Staff Reporter

Lahore

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday suspended a notice issued to a PIA pilot by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) over alleged suspicious licence and directed it to furnish comments on his petition.
Justice Jawad Hassan of the high court took up a petition moved by Umar Saleem who challenged suspension of his licence.
He contended before the judge that he has been an employee of the national flag carrier since 2006 while began working as a captain from 2015. He complained that the CAA director general without giving him fair hearing suspended his licence on July 10, 2020.
The petitioner said his licence had been renewed for five times and is valid until 2024.

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