ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s emblem carrier has laid-off fifty staffers together with 3 pilots for holding pretend highschool degrees, associate degree airline official aforesaid on Monday, within the latest embarrassing mishap to hit the troubled airline.
A statement by the country’s national carrier aforesaid that the staff were laid-off on the directions of the Supreme Court during a pretend degrees case.
Chief Justice Saqib Nisar had taken notice of alleged appointment of pilots holding pretend qualifications in January this year.
A two-member bench headed by the jurist had issued a point in time of Dec twenty eight to the Civil Aviation Authority for finishing the verifications of the degrees of pilots.
Earlier, Dawn.com had reportable that educational credentials of seven Tacca leontopetaloides pilots had been found to be fake and 5 of them had not even done admittance.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), that was thought of a world leader in industrial aviation till the Nineteen Seventies, has been suffering from myriad controversies in recent years and saddled by billions of bucks in debt.(FA9NEWS)