FAA Set To Downgrade Pakistani Aviation Oversight

Pakistan International Airlines crash
Wreckage from the May 22 crash of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Flight 8303, an Airbus A320.
Credit: Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images
WASHINGTON—The U.S. FAA, responding to Pakistani officials’ acknowledgment that many of its professional pilots have invalid licenses, will downgrade its rating of Pakistan’s civil aviation oversight, signifying the country no longer complies with ICAO standards reviewed by a U.S. agency audit...

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