Pakistan International Airlines

EU bans Pakistan International Airlines from flying to Europe for six months

The statement added that the airline is in "touch with EASA to allay their concerns and hopes that the suspension will be revoked with our CBMs soon".

Jun 30, 2020, 22:27 PM IST

Pakistan's national airline has several pilots who aren't even graduates

Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority has said that several PIA pilots have been found guilty of providing fake academic credentials.

Dec 31, 2018, 07:20 AM IST

Kiki Challenge onboard Pakistan's PIA flight goes viral and authorities are not amused

In the Kiki challenge, the performer usually jumps out of a moving vehicle and dances to Canadian rapper Drake's song 'In My Feelings'. 

Aug 14, 2018, 07:16 AM IST

Passengers, made to wait for hours, accuse PIA of flying Pakistani VIPs on 'air safari'

Many passengers waiting for their flight at Skardu - a city in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of the country - were given boarding passes but said they kept waiting to get on a plane that had not even arrived.

Jul 20, 2018, 09:09 AM IST

Welcome to the world! Woman gives birth on PIA flight

The crew named her ‘Jannat’.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:38 PM IST

PIA flight lands midway, asks passenger to take bus to destination

The passengers said that they had asked the airlines to drop them at Multan Airport which is 292 kilometres away from Rahim Yar Khan. 

Nov 04, 2017, 16:02 PM IST

Pak's national carrier PIA mulls suspending flights to US

The airline has cited ‘low traffic’ as the reason for its flight suspension. Some 500,000 Pakistanis live in the US.

Oct 08, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

Let's shut down PIA, says Pakistan government

The Pakistan government sought support from lawmakers across party lines to declare the loss-making flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) "bankrupt" and eventually shut it down, the media reported.

May 19, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

UK authorities claim heroin found on PIA flight

Civil aviation and security authorities in London have claimed that Border Force (BF) officers had found a "quantity of heroin" on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight that landed at Heathrow Airport on Monday.

May 17, 2017, 12:06 PM IST

PIA to stop flying on Karachi-Mumbai route from today – Here's the reason

The PIA's Lahore-Delhi flight operation will continue as traffic volume on this route is satisfactory.

May 08, 2017, 08:58 AM IST

PIA likely to suspend Karachi-Mumbai flight

PIA Spokesperson Danyal Gillani made it clear that the proposal to suspend the Karachi-Mumbai flight was under consideration because of commercial reasons and not due to heightened bilateral tensions.

May 05, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

PIA captain, staff get notice for passenger-overloading

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has issued notice to a pilot and two other staff members for loading seven extra passengers on a Karachi-Madina flight, officials said on Monday.

Feb 27, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Pakistan International Airlines plane involved in mishap at Toronto airport

A Pakistan International Airlines plane has clipped the wing of an Air France aircraft at the Pearson International Airport here, the latest accident to hit Pakistan's ailing flag carrier.

Jan 04, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

PIA crash: Pakistan mourns 47 victims, probe launched

Pakistani actor Fakhr-e-Alam and model-turned-actress Urwa Hocane were among the first few celebrities who mourned for renowned singer and preacher Junaid Jamshed.

Dec 08, 2016, 12:06 PM IST

Pakistan International Airlines plane from Chitral to Islamabad crashes near Havelian, 48 people dead

A PIA plane crashed near Abbottabad on Wednesday.

Dec 07, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

Bodies of two fishermen, who died in Pakistan handed over to families

The bodies of two Indian fishermen hailing from Gujarat who had died in a Pakistani jail, were handed over to their families in Dandi and Nanavada villages in Gir-Somnath district on Friday for performing their last rites.

Apr 15, 2016, 20:14 PM IST

Bodies of two Indian fishermen arrive from Pakistan

The bodies of two Indian fishermen hailing from Gujarat who died in a Pakistani jail arrived in Mumbai on Thursday and will be handed over to their families tomorrow.

Apr 14, 2016, 22:23 PM IST

600 PIA flights cancelled due to strike: Pak airline

Over 600 international and domestic flights of Pakistan's flag carrier have have been cancelled since the suspension of operations last week due to a countrywide strike by its employees over the government's plans to privatise the troubled airline.

Feb 07, 2016, 20:28 PM IST

Pakistan International Airlines vandalisation: Hindu Sena’s Vishnu Gupta arrested

The Delhi Police on Friday arrested Hindu Sena chief Vishnu Gupta, a day after the right-wing group's members vandalised the office of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

Jan 15, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

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Jan 14, 2016, 20:26 PM IST