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    PIA Fires 450 Employees Due to Financial Crisis

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has, so far, terminated 450 employees that were found involved in various illegal or criminal activities. According to the stats provided by PIA, the terminated employees including pilots, air hostesses and stewards were either fake degree holders, drug-addicts, or those caught stealing the passengers’ luggage. The list also includes ghost employees. […] More

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    PIA Claims Faisalabad & Quetta Airport Runways Aren’t Usable

    The runways of Faisalabad International Airport and Quetta International Airport are unsuitable to land wide-body aircraft like Boeing 777, a letter from PIA has revealed. According to a local daily, the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has written a letter to Director General (DG) Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Sqn. Ldr. (Retd) […] More

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    PIA Board of Directors Should Select a CEO Independently: SC

    The Supreme Court has underlined that the Board of Directors (BoD) of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) should independently select the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the national airline. The top court opined that the Board should be independent, transparent, and impartial while selecting the most suitable candidate for the said position. “BoD is responsible for […] More

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    Pakistani Man Fined in UAE for Posting Against Emirates Airline on Social Media

    Posting derogatory pictures of animals and air hostesses with animal faces on Facebook has landed a Pakistani steward in trouble as a result of a Police complaint filed by Emirates airline for slandering the airline’s image over social media. The suspect is reported to have posted videos and photos of offensive content on Facebook from […] More

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    British Airways is Sending a Team to Pakistan to Assess the Security Situation

    British Airways is going to send a team of senior officials to Pakistan to evaluate whether all the pre-requisite security measures are in place before the airline resumes operations in the country. Britain’s national flag-carrier is set to re-start its operations in the country in June after a hiatus of ten years. Deputy High Commissioner of Britain, […] More

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    PAF Jet Crashes Near Mastung, Pilot Martyred

    A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilot was martyred after his aircraft reportedly crashed in Khad Koocha area of Mastung, on Wednesday morning. The PAF said in a statement, The F-7 PG aircraft, was on a routine operational training mission when it crashed near Mastung [in Balochistan province]. The pilot of the aircraft embraced martyrdom in […] More

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    PIA Flight Forced to Land in Karachi After Bird Strike

    A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight going to Jeddah from Peshawar had to change its course and land in Karachi instead after a bird struck the nose of the aircraft. The said aircraft was a Boeing 777 and had around 300 passengers inside. The plane was damaged at the front due to a bird crashing […] More

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    K2 Airways Partners With HITIT for Its Operations in Pakistan

    After Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), K2 Airways has become the second Pakistani carrier to partner with HITIT. HITIT is one of the top five companies in the world that sells communication systems to the travel industry while K2 Airways is a start-up carrier that is going to start operations in Pakistan from May this year. […] More

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    Govt is Moving PIA Head Office to Islamabad

    The federal government has decided to move Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) head office from Karachi to Islamabad. The decision was reportedly taken during a meeting earlier this month with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair. The move is being made because the Aviation Division is in Islamabad. A final recommendation on the matter will […] More

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    Emirates is Reducing Baggage Limits for its Cheapest Economy Tickets

    Emirates Airline is going to reduce the baggage allowance for its economy class from February 4. The Dubai-based carrier made the announcement on its website. It stated that the baggage allowance for some Economy Class tickets will be cut by five kilograms. The world’s largest international carrier has separated the Economy fares into four ticket types, […] More

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    PIA Pilot Spots a UFO Next to His Aircraft in Karachi

    A Pakistan International Airline (PIA) pilot reported an unidentified flying object (UFO) in Karachi airspace yesterday. The UFO was flying higher than the aircraft. The police started a ground search operation in the area. A source at Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) told ProPakistani that on January 18, PIA flight PK 536 took off from Karachi […] More

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    Punjab Government Clarifies Stance on ‘Liquor Bar at Lahore Airport’

    The Punjab government has denied issuing a license to a company to establish a liquor bar at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport. Spokesperson to Chief Minister of Punjab, Dr. Shahbaz Gill, released a video statement late on Thursday refuting the media reports in this regard. He clarified that an under-construction hotel near the airport had […] More

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