Pakistan Airlines pilots grounded in “fake pilot license” scandal

By Helene Fung Under circumstances which sound more like a movie plot than reality, Pakistan International Airlines grounded 150 pilots, after investigations into a crash in May which killed 97 people dug up allegations of “fake pilot licenses”. Pakistan’s Aviation Minister, Ghulam Sarqar Khan, stunned Parliamentariansa day prior by revealing that 262 out of 860…

Federal Government No Show At Airline Crisis Round Table

The secretary of the WA Transport Workers Union (TWU) has expressed disappointment that the federal government ignored invitations to attend an online crisis roundtable for the aviation industry on Friday.  The roundtable was attended by industry, trade unions and experts, including Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah, Dnata Australia CEO Hiranjan Aloysius, and ALP President Wayne…