CAA to suspend licence of pilot found smoking on flight

By: News Desk      Published: 06:27 PM, 9 Jul, 2020
CAA to suspend licence of pilot found smoking on flight

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Thursday warned that it will suspend the licence of any pilot found smoking while operating flight.

Thee CAA in a statement said that captain and the first officer will be suspended immediately if they found smoking in the cockpit while operating flights.

The directives have been issued by Director Flight Standards Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

The statement reads that the authority has received many complaints against pilots smoking in the cockpit. It said disciplinary action will be taken against pilots found smoking in the cockpit.

The CAA said cabin crew and ground staff can also lodge complaints against pilots smoking while operating flights.