Tag: PIA

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...

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 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...

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