PIA pilot license irregularities represent ‘serious lapse’ in safety protocols: IATA


An inquiry into a PIA crash that killed 97 people last month has pointed to pilots not following procedures. — File photo PARIS: International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday that the irregularities found in pilot licences at Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) represent a ?serious lapse? in safety controls. The global airlines body made the statement after Pakistan’s national air carrier grounded one third of its pilots, a month after a major air crash.