Pakistan International Airlines has inducted 25 Cadet Pilots who will start duties on ATR aircraft. These pilots were invited for a ceremony at the PIA head office. A simple ceremony was held at PIA Head Office, where Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation, Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan presented appointment offer letters to the newly inducted Pilots.
Sharing his views on the occasion, Mehtab Abbasi said that the entire process of induction was done in a transparent manner. The individuals had to go through Entry test conducted by NTS, written examination and rigorous training. He congratulated the trainee pilots for becoming a part of PIA family. He said that the induction of pilots is an ongoing process as pilots are retiring and PIA needs to induct more pilots.
While praising the newly inducted pilots, Sardar Mehtab said that as a standard procedure, pilots’ progress to the next level after completing their flying training to other aircraft such as A320 and Boeing 777s and these young pilots have to go a long way.
Secretary Aviation and Chairman PIA Mr. Muhammad Irfan Elahi,CEO PIA, Musharraf Rasool Cyan also addressed the pilots and congratulated them on becoming part of PIA team. PIA senior managers were also present at the occasion.