- The national carrier’s Human Resources Division released a list of actions taken against 63 employees.
The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has sacked 63 employees, including five captains with "dubious" licenses, in the process of reform and accountability.
The national carrier’s Human Resources Division released a list of actions taken against 63 employees.
According to the PIA spokesperson, 28 employees with fake academic credentials have been sacked while 27 employees who have been absent for a long time without notice, two employees involved in embezzlement, and one employee on grounds of incompetence have been sacked.
The PIA has sacked five captains with suspected licenses, demoted four employees for refusing to work and cut the increment minutes of three employees. According to the PIA spokesperson, all the actions have been taken in accordance with the law and regulations.
Last month, Information Minister Shibli Faraz said that 28 pilots of Pakistan International Airlines possessing "dubious" licenses have been dismissed from service. On June 26, Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan transpired the number of pilots who possess "dubious licenses" is around 262 which include 141 of the national flag carrier.