CAA is bringing a UK-Inspired Pilot Licensing System to Pakistan
According to them CAA, the introduction of the new licensing system for the conducting of pilots’ examinations and other processes will improve the organization's reputation.
Recently, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) decided to introduce a new licensing system to end the irregularities in aviation license issuance. Reports state that the UK model for pilots inspires the new system.
An inside source claims:
The CAA has prepared a summary in this regard that will be tabled before the federal cabinet at its next meeting on Tuesday.
According to them CAA, the introduction of the new licensing system for the conducting of pilots’ examinations and other processes will improve the organization’s reputation. The CAA believes that it will also make the licenses of Pakistani pilots valid around the world.
According to reports, the new system will also help maintain transparency and will assist Pakistan by addressing the concerns of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
The reports further state that the CAA intends to link the pilots’ examinations and the licensing system to the National Database and Registration Authority’s (NADRA) biometric system. Sources state that the CAA’s talks with the British Civil Aviation Authority for adopting the approach to ensure global standards and transparency are in it’s final stages.
The Deputy Director General (DG) Regulatory, Shafi Dar, has had a couple of online sessions via video link with the British authorities. According to reports, Dar states:
I am assured of their complete assistance with the new licensing system.
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