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Pakistanis debate VIP culture after lawmakers thrown off plane

Angry Pakistani airline passengers have forced two lawmakers off a plane for delaying its departure by almost two hours, sparking a passionate debate about the country`s so-called `VIP culture` after footage was posted online.

Pak pilot admits four times over limit alcohol consumption after arrest at UK airport

ThePakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilot, who was arrested on Wednesday for intake of alcohol while on duty, has admitted consuming four-and-a-half times over the legal limit in the cockpit.

PIA offices in Delhi, Mumbai have received threats: Pakistan

Pakistan on Monday said offices of its national carrier PIA have received security threats.

Yasin Malik returns to India, protests by Shiv Sena activists

JKLF leader Yasin Malik, who is under attack for meeting terror outfit Lashker-e-Taiba(LeT) chief Hafeez Saeed in Pakistan, returned to India amid protests by Shiv Sena activists at the airport here.

PIA plane crash lands at Muscat Airport, passengers unhurt

All 108 passenger on board the Pakistan International Airlines plane had a miraculous escape when the aircraft crash-landed.

Bomb scare delays Pakistani flight

A bomb scare led to a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Lahore to Karachi being delayed for two hours.

Plane makes emergency landing in Pak, 10 injured

The accident occurred when a passenger plane of state-run Pakistan International Airline slid off the runway while landing due to rainy weather.

`Lahore-Paris-Lahore in blink of an eye, only on PIA`

A Frenchwoman endured an 18-hour journey from Lahore to Paris and back again after sleeping through her plane`s stop in the French capital.

Pak airline sacks its most expensive employee

Pakistan International Airlines deputy managing director Salim Sayani was drawing USD 50,000 a month.

Major quantity of heroin seized inside PIA plane

The heroin was placed within panelling in the toilets of the aircraft, Customs spokesman Qamar Thalho said.

Pakistani threatened to hijack plane, arrested

Airport Security Force personnel entered the plane and apprehended the passenger who had made the threat.

PIA flight full, so two get seats in loo instead

The incident took place on a flight from Lahore to Karachi due to non-availability of seats, Geo News said.

Narrow escape for PIA passengers from Kabul

Passengers on a Pakistani
airliner flying from Kabul to Islamabad had a narrow escape
on Thursday when it made an emergency landing in this eastern city
after its windscreen was damaged in bad weather.

PIA flight diverted back to Lahore after passenger`s death

A Pakistan International Airlines flight to Abu Dhabi was diverted back to the eastern city of Lahore following the death of a passenger.

UAE denies landing rights to PIA

A Gulf country has denied landing rights to Pakistan International Airlines for the first time, causing a lot of embarrassment to the ailing state-run carrier.