ISLAMABAD: Three Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilots were suspended on Monday for misconduct and negligence, one of them snoozing in the business class during a flight.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has suspended the licences of the pilots identified as Captain Anwar Adil, Amir Hashmi and First Officer Adeel Javed.
Despite no seats being available on an aircraft Adil allowed passengers to board the flight. Hashmi slept in the business class during a flight.
Earlier this year, seven passengers were forced to stand on a PIA flight from Karachi to Madina, despite having paid for their respective seats.