The Malta Independent 18 June 2019, Tuesday

Air Malta suspends pilot after Facebook comment

Friday, 21 September 2018, 19:23 Last update: about 10 months ago

Air Malta has suspended a pilot after a comment posted on the social media.

The pilot expressed his pleasure that one of the carrier’s aircraft could not operate a flight because of a technical hitch.

In a statement, Air Malta referred to the social media posts allegedly made by an Air Malta pilot in relation to a technical inflight return on an Air Malta aircraft.

“The management has taken note of these reports and is taking immediate action and commencing an investigation by an appointed board of inquiry.

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“The airline has suspended the pilot during the course of the investigation,” the airline said.

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