Tag: Pakistan International Airlines

Pakistan approves plan to privatise flag carrier PIA

In a significant move, Pakistan is moving forward with its strategy to privatise its struggling national airline, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). Reports from government officials indicate that the Privatisation Commission (PC) board has recently given its approval to the transaction frame...

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Pakistan International Airlines grounds 14 aircraft amid financial pressure

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has grounded almost half its fleet amid an ongoing financial crisis. 14 out of 31 PIA aircraft have now been grounded as the national flag carrier faces hundreds of billions of rupees in arrears. As a result, Boeing and Airbus are likely stop supplying spa...

PIA Fires 54 More Employees Over Fake Credentials And More

PIA Fires 54 More Employees Over Fake Credentials And More

By Pranjal Pande, simpleflying.com Pakistan International Airlines has sacked 54 more employees over various issues, including fake credentials, bribery, smuggling, and more. The decision comes as the airline undertakes strict accountability checks following a crash in May. PIA has already suspen...

PIA banned from UK after pilots found to have fraudulent licences

PIA banned from UK after pilots found to have fraudulent licences

After an investigation following the Karachi air disaster in May early a quarter of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilots have been found to hold fraudulent licences. The Pakistan flag carrier has now been banned from operating in both the US and the UK and some 150 pilots were suspended a...

Exit Door Opens During Landing On A PIA ATR Flight

Passengers aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft got the fright of their lives this past Sunday 23 February as the planes emergency exit door was suddenly flung open as it was making its approach while landing. The terrifying incident took place aboard flight PK631 from Islamab...

Pakistan International Airlines Reaffirms Confidence in Sabre, Signs Global Distribution Agreement

Pakistan International Airlines Reaffirms Confidence in Sabre, Signs Global Distribution Agreement

Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, today announced a new content distribution agreement with Pakistan International Airlines. As the country's national flag carrier, the agreement will provide Sabre's extensive network of travel agents with both domest...

Pakistan International Airlines to begin direct flights to Kuala Lumpur From Oct 14

Pakistan International Airlines to begin direct flights to Kuala Lumpur From Oct 14

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the national flag-carrier, would start its direct flight operation between Islamabad and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) from October 14. "The PIA is going to operate weekly two direct flights between Islamabad and Kuala Lumpur to facilitate the tourists intending...

Pakistan International Airlines launches bi-weekly flights to Al Ain airport

Pakistan International Airlines launches bi-weekly flights to Al Ain airport

Al Ain International Airport (AAN) - owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Airports - welcomed Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) inaugural flight from Peshawar International Airport on Friday (22 February). PIA commenced bi-weekly flights on Fridays and Sundays connecting Al Ain with Peshawar, P...

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