PM's advisor on aviation Air Marshal Farhat Hussain Khan (retd) inaugurated newly established aircrew examination licensing centre (North) at Islamabad International Airport (IIAP) along with the secretary, DG CAA, and other senior officers of PCAA in presence of  MD UK CAAi Mr. Matt Margesson and Mr. Ian Saunders.

Islamabad: jan 17th, 2024. 
PM's advisor on aviation Air Marshal Farhat Hussain Khan (retd) inaugurated newly established aircrew examination licensing centre (North) at Islamabad International Airport (IIAP) along with the secretary, DG CAA, and other senior officers of PCAA in presence of  MD UK CAAi Mr. Matt Margesson and Mr. Ian Saunders.


Previously there was only one exam centre in Karachi for conducting of pilot examination through UK CAAi in collaboration with British Council. 

Speaking at the ceremony, PM's advisor has lauded the huge public service provision by PCAA with the support of UK CAAi which was immensely demanded by the candidates of pilot exams from Northern region who were otherwise required to go to Karachi. 

He further added that keeping in view the soaring demand of candidates & strengthening of aviation sector of the country the third aircrew licensing facility would be established in Lahore. He highlighted that these newly established set-ups would help to resolve many administrative issues adding that this would enhance the potential of country's aviation sector. 

Prior to this he inspected the facility and ongoing examination wherein 155 candidates appeared in the test. He also visited the airport management complex and took the briefing by higher authorities of PCCA.

He expressed his deep gratitude to the UK CAAi, British Council and team PCAA for this remarkable development.