SIA pilot who failed alcohol test taken off payroll after CAAS suspended his flying licence

A Singapore Airlines pilot was caught in Australia for failing an alcohol test before a flight on Sept 15, 2018.
A Singapore Airlines pilot was caught in Australia for failing an alcohol test before a flight on Sept 15, 2018.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A Singapore Airlines (SIA) captain, who was grounded after he failed an alcohol test before a flight in Australia, has now been told that he is off the payroll.

The Straits Times understands that the pilot was informed of the airline's decision late last week, about two weeks after the Sept 15 incident.

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