Pakistan News

    Pia Fares Lahore To Dubai Airfare

  • SC directs PIA to lower Islamabad-GB airfare

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday while hearing a suo motu case on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) high airfare to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), directed the national flag carrier to lower its rates to the tourist destination...

    They noted that PIA had a monopoly over the route and was charging more than a one-way flight from Islamabad to Karachi and were afraid that the fare hike would adversely impact tourism in GB...

  • Report on ‘high’ fares charged by two airlines during PIA strike to be finalised next week

    ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) will finalise its report next week regarding alleged high charges by two airlines in the country amid a strike by PIA employees...

    The Senate Standing Committee on Finance, presided over by Senator Salim Mandiwala, discussed the strike by PIA employees and the alleged price manipulation by other airlines taking advantage of the situation...

  • PIA slashes fares 'by 50pc'

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced a reduction in its fares on domestic and major international flights, including Umra fares, with immediate effect to stabilise unrealistic hike in fares and to facilitate its valued customers...

    PIA spokesperson Daniyal Gilani confirmed to Dawn...

  • PIA announces cut in fares for Haj

    ISLAMABAD: On the directives of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, PIA has announced a reduction in air fare for Haj 2016 by approximately Rs4,000, a spokesman of the airline said...

     The flights will be operated on a no-profit, no-loss basis, he said, adding that this year’s return fare for flights from Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore and Sialkot would be Rs 95,000, while pilgrims from Karachi, Quetta and Sukkur would pay Rs86,000, inclusive...

  • PIA yet to slash fares for GB

    GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly Speaker Fida Mohammad Nashad on Saturday complained to the federal government that Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) decision to reduce its fares on domestic and major international flights had not been implemented on the national carrier’s flights between Islamabad and GB...

    In the letter the speaker regretted that PIA flights fares in the region remained unchanged, as a result...

  • PIA chief says fares to be rationalised after complaints

    RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has promised to ‘rationalise’ its fares, following complaints by passengers they are being overcharged for special flights...

    Air Marshal Arshad Malik, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the PIA, held out the assurance that he would look into the assertion of overcharging based on high operating costs associated with these flights...

  • PIA cuts fares on domestic, inbound flights

    RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced a 10pc discount on domestic travel for senior citizens besides a reduction in fares on domestic and inbound flights...

    PIA has also announced a 15pc reduction of fares on inbound flights from Toronto to Pakistan...

  • Uber slashes Lahore fares by 30pc

    LAHORE: Ride-hailing service Uber is celebrating its first six months in Lahore with an announcement that it will slash fares for the provincial capital by 30 per cent in order to "boost demand", starting Sept 1...

    Uber, which started operations in Lahore in March this year, said it has cut per kilometre charges for its "low-cost" UberGo cars from Rs 13...

  • PIA doles out 200 free Dubai, UK tickets as ‘compensation’

    LAHORE: In a rare precedent, the Pakistan International Airlines has given more than 200 ‘free’ round trip tickets for London and Dubai to an entertainment television and some fashion designers as ‘compensation’ for holding a runway fashion show and an awards programme for it...

    According to the documents available with Dawn, the management of national flag carrier this month ‘gifted’ 20 business class round trip tickets to the...

  • Dubai-bound PIA flight lands in Karachi, narcotics recovered

    KARACHI: Narcotics were discovered on a Dubai-bound Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft on Wednesday after the aircraft was instructed to land at Jinnah International Airport...

    According to Customs officials, they had received prior information regarding the attempt to smuggle the narcotics aboard PIA flight PK-221...

  • Inter-city transporters face inquiry over fares

    ISLAMABAD: The Compe­tition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has floated an inquiry into the fare mechanism of the intercity transport companies and has sent ‘calling for information’ notices to three major players in the field...

    The notices seeking relevant information have been issued to Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service Limited, Niazi Express and Kohistan Bus Service under the Section 36 of the Competition Act, 2010
  • Overcharging of fares made offence

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Thursday made through an amendment to ordinance overcharging by transporters an offence prescribing fine for its commission...

    The Provincial Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Ordinance that was promulgated by the governor inserted a new clause of penalty for overcharging of fares in the original Provincial Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 965...

  • 20pc off on rail fares during Ramazan

    ISLAMABAD: Commu­ters opting to travel in all classes of trains would get concession of up to 20 per cent in fares during the first 20 days of the holy month of Ramazan, said Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Wednesday...

  • More
Back to top