ISLAMABAD - Pakistan International Airlines, the national flag carrier has issued stern earning to the entire cabin crew.
As per the media report, PIA has warned its pilots and cabin crew of stern action against officials found intoxicated while on duty, the airline's spokesman Mashhood Tajwar confirmed on Friday.
Tajwar said that officials found violating the national flag carrier's strict rules against alcohol consumption can face suspension or termination of employment.
"It is totally banned and whoever caught will be dealt with in accordance with corporation rules and regulations, which include termination as a maximum punishment," he explained.
According to a Jan 9 internal safety bulletin issued by PIA , the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has recommended alcohol testing of cabin crew during ramp inspections as per the UAE Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Programme.