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PIA’s CEO placed on Exit Control List

PIA’s CEO placed on Exit Control List

Federal Investigation Agency has put the name of PIA’s CEO Bernd Hildenbrand on the Exit Control List. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has put the name of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CEO Bernd Hildenbrand’s name on the Exit Control List. According to the news secretary aviation, Name of Pakistan International Airlines’ Chief Executive Officer Bernd Hildenbrand has been placed on Exit ... Read More »

PIA, Turkish Airlines expand codeshare deal agreement

PIA, Turkish Airlines expand codeshare deal agreement

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Turkish Airlines agreed to expand cooperation in flying each other’s passengers to next destinations. Turkish Airlines and Pakistan International Airlines have expanded their codeshare cooperation starting on February 1st, 2017. As part of the code share agreement, passengers can continue to fly Islamabad/Karachi to Dubai on Turkish Airlines while paying the same fare as on ... Read More »

Saddest moments for Pakistan in 2016

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The year 2016 comes to a close; we remember the defining and sad moments that this year gave us. This year was full of surprises, twists, and amazements that made us proud but on the other hand, we faced lots of challenges, bad memories, and heart-rending incidents, however they didn’t result in diminishing our morale. Here are some defining and ... Read More »

Thousands attend Junaid Jamshed's funeral prayers in Karachi

Junaid Jamshed laid to rest at Dar ul Aloom, Korangi Karachi

Thousands of people including prominent personalities from different Junaid Jamshed’s funeral prayers at AKD ground in Defence, Karachi. Pakistan’s beloved singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed was laid to rest at Darul Uloom Korangi in Karachi amid tears and sobs. Junaid Jamshed, his wife Naha Jamshed and 47 others were killed in PIA PK-661 air crash near Havelian on 7 December 2016 last week. He ... Read More »

PIA temporarily grounds all ATR planes as CAA orders shakedown tests

PIA flight PK-661 crashes enroute to Islamabad

Civil Aviation Authority directed to ground PIA’s all 10 ATR aircrafts until shakedown tests Pakistan International Airlines has announced it has temporarily suspended its ATR operation after a crash last week killed 47 people and a second aircraft reported technical issues shortly before take off overnight. All 10 ATR planes in PIA’s fleet have been grounded after a decision by the ... Read More »

PIA plane with 47 on board crashes near Havelian

PIA flight PK-661 crashes enroute to Islamabad

Pakistan International Airlines carrying over 40 passengers crashed on the way to Islamabad from Chitral Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-661 carrying over 40 passengers crashed on the way to Islamabad from Chitral on Wednesday at 4:42pm. So far, 21 bodies have been recovered from the wreckage. PIA said PK 116 lost contact with the control tower en route to the ... Read More »

Pakistani pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777

Pakistani pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777

PIA pilots – Maryam Masood and Erum Masood – make history by becoming first pair of sisters to fly Boeing-777s concurrently KARACHI – Two Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilots made history by becoming the first pair of sisters in Pakistan to fly Boeing-777 airplanes at the same time. Maryam Masood and Erum Masood made history by flying the coveted large ... Read More »

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates PIA Premier

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates PIA Premier

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated PIA’s Premier Service at Benazir International Airport on Independence Day. The first flight of the Premier Service departed for London. The first of the three aircraft landed at Karachi airport on August 6, and the remaining two are expected to arrive by February 2017. In a briefing, the Prime Minister was told that planes for ... Read More »

PIA suspends all domestic, international flights as strike continues

PIA suspends all domestic, international flights as strike continues

Two dead, several injured in clashes at Karachi airport as PIA strike enters second day KARACHI – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its all domestic and international flights on Wednesday, airport officials said, as the strike resulting from employees’ protest against the national carrier’s proposed privatization entered its second day. PIA employees resumed their protest, which came as the federal ... Read More »

PIA introduces more flights for Gilgit Baltistan

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Islamabad – On the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and special assistant to PM, Capt. Shujaat Azeem, the National Flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has increased its flight to GB and is now offering 11 flights per week. The airline is also offering four flights per week on Islamabad-Peshawar-Chitral route. The increase in frequency of flights would not only ... Read More »

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