1 May, 2023 @ 20:00
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Guardia Civil captain suspended for working as a pilot for Spain’s Vueling Airlines without permission

Vueling For Guardia Civil Credit Flickr Creatornabil Molinari

A Guardia Civil captain has been suspended after getting caught working as a pilot for Vueling Airlines. 

The high ranking officer was employed from April to August 2020 by the airline while he was a lieutenant stationed at Barcelona-El Prat Airport.  

It is believed he piloted over 30 commercial flights, mostly domestic, although he also flew to Milan and Paris. 

The officer has been sentenced to a 5-month suspension. 

Guardia Civil officers and military personnel are not allowed to have a second employment, unless special permission is granted. 

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