ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Airline Pilots’ Association (PALPA) on Sunday prohibited pilots from operating special flights after COVID-19 related SOPs have been ignored.
“It has come to our notice that on recently operated “humanitarian flights” safety has been compromised and COVID-19 related SOPs have been ignored,” reads a statement released by PALPA.
The circulation reads that the safety and health of crew members remain an utmost priority and PALPA will not compromise on the safety of its members.
“The safety and health of our crew members has always been and remains our utmost priority. PALPA will in no circumstances compromise on the safety of its members,” it added.
It may be noted that the PIA was allowed to operate 8 special flights for London and Manchester.