PIA’s Director Tabassum A. Qadir quits over management presenting manipulated figures
Director Customer Services Tabassum A. Qadir has submitted her resignation to PIA chief Bernd Hildenbrand on Thursday . According to...
Laser light shone on PIA aircraft in Raiwind
Police are conducting an investigation as to how a laser light was shone on an aircraft of the Pakistan...
Emirates may operate domestic flights in Pakistan
Emirates airlines has denied a news report claiming that the carrier was planning to launch domestic flights in Pakistan. Emirates...
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PIA’s Director Tabassum A. Qadir quits over management presenting manipulated figures
Director Customer Services Tabassum A. Qadir has submitted her resignation to PIA chief Bernd Hildenbrand on Thursday . According to sources, Tabassum A. Qadir resigned claiming that the management manipulated a Senate committee and did not present a clear picture of the airline’s losses in the current year, it was learnt on... Read more
Laser light shone on PIA aircraft in Raiwind
Police are conducting an investigation as to how a laser light was shone on an aircraft of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Saturday, when it entered into Raiwind’s airspace.  According to details, when the national flag carrier arrived in Raiwind, a laser light was shone inside the aircraft’s... Read more
Emirates may operate domestic flights in Pakistan
Emirates airlines has denied a news report claiming that the carrier was planning to launch domestic flights in Pakistan. Emirates Airlines management in a statement denied such news and said “It has been misquoted,” A Pakistani daily newspaper, quoting an interview with Jabr Al Azeeby, Country Manager Pakistan Emirates Airline, said... Read more
PIA announces new flights schedule to Gilgit, Skardu and Kabul
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has rescheduled the timings of its flights from Islamabad to Gilgit, Skardu and Kabul on Sunday. The flights have been rescheduled in the light of the directives received from the Civil Aviation Authority regarding closure of northern areas airspace tomorrow (Sunday), said a statement issued... Read more
PIA cancelled flights to GB after CAA closure of airspace
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) cancelled all flights to Gilgit-Baltistant after the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) announcement of closing airspace over the country’s northern areas. CAA has not disclosed any reason has been given for the closure of airspace. Detail of cancelled flights are given as below: Islamabad-Skardu (PK 451) Skardu-Islamabad (PK... Read more
FIA Kicks off probe into corruption of PIA’s Revenue Management Department
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has officially started investigation into corruption of Pakistan International Airline (PIA)’s Revenue Management Department. FIA management has decided to get court’s show cause orders issued for the officers who are avoiding appearance before the investigation agency. In a notification issued from FIA Commercial Banking Circle had... Read more
Senate body concerned over 21% reduction in PIA revenue
Senate Special Committee on Performance of PIA Monday expressed concern over 21 percent decrease in revenue of the national flag-carrier registered in a six month period from January to June 2016. The committee meeting, chaired by Mushahid Ullah Khan, directed the management of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to give... Read more
PIA carries out first ever Check-C on Airbus
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Sunday successfully accomplished the first ever Check-C of Airbus A320 at airline’s engineering base at Karachi. According to the Spokesman of the airlines, during this maintenance exercise, carpet and seat covers of aircraft AP-BLC have been changed along with deep cleaning of the entire... Read more
PIA’s first Premier flight arrives London
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) first Premier flight arrived at Heathrow airport London today(Monday) Prime minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated PIA Premier flight on the occasion of Independence Day. On the occasion, the Prime Minister was briefed that planes for the Premier Service were acquired from Sri Lanka on wet lease.  The crew... Read more
Sri Lanka’s cash-strapped airline may lease four planes to PIA
Country’s cash-strapped national airline is in talks to lease four of its Airbus A330 planes to Pakistan International Airlines Corp, a government minister said on Thursday, months after cancelling an order for four Airbus A350 aircraft. State-owned SriLankan Airlines aims to reduce its debt and is looking for an... Read more
PIA suspends employee in Madina for graft in flight booking
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended one of its employees at its Madina branch for violating rules in flight booking. The Arab News reported that the PIA employee at the airlines’ counter at Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madina canceled reservations of 24 passengers on PK flight... Read more
PIA announces pre, post Hajj operation
Pakistan International Airline (PIA) on Thursday announced pre Hajj operation to be commenced from August 4 and continue till September 5. According to press release issued here, Post Hajj operation would start from September 17 and last till October 16. Around 50,000 Hujjaj would be transported on PIA flights... Read more
PM’s special flight not affect the schedule of other flights: PIA
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) denied all allegations pertaining to the extra cost on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s special flight.  Danyal Gilani, official Spokesperson PIA said that the Prime Minister’s special flight will not alter or affect the schedule of other flights. He also stated that arrangements pertaining to... Read more
PIA aircraft to carry Nawaz and Family back home
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft has been assigned to bring Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  and family back to Pakistan. PIA spokesman Danyal Gilani said on Friday “Due to the prime minister’s health issues, PM Office had partly been shifted to London where a camp office had been set up,” said a statement... Read more