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EU ban on PIA flights likely to be lifted as ICAO eases significant safety concerns

Written by The Frontier Post

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ISLAMABAD: Huge news for Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) as the global agency for pilots International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has eased out the significant Safety Concerns (SSC), a notification stated.

Following this development, the ban imposed by the European Union on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight operations is expected to be lifted soon.

ICAO has also shown satisfaction on the audit report presented by CAA.

Earlier, CAA Director General Khaqan Murtaza told the ICAO had informed the Pakistan authorities that the safety audit conducted by its team recently was presented before its validation committee, which cleared it after which the SSC will be removed and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency will lift the ban soon.

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