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  • PIA flight suspension worries exporters of fruit, vegetables

    KARACHI: Fruit and vegetable exporters are worried over discontinuation of their exports from Tuesday after Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight operations shut down across the country...

    Exporters fear that if PIA flight operations did not resume shortly, international airlines would cash in on the situation by increasing freight charges, making exports of Pakistani products uncompetitive on the world market...

  • PIA mulls suspending flight operation for US

    LAHORE: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is seriously mulling suspending its flight operation for the United States from January next year, primarily because of ‘low traffic’...

    The airline has stopped booking for its twice-a-week flights for New York from November onwards...

  • Smog forces PIA to revise flight schedule

    He added that PIA had to adjust the timings of its flights as it could not operate flights with poor visibility and due to safety requirements...

    PK 755 from Sialkot to Riyadh has been revised and will now operate as Lahore to Riyadh at 6am, PK 296 Abu Dhabi-Rahim Yar Khan-Lahore will operate as Abu Dhabi-Lahore...

  • PIA flight carrying Haj pilgrims lands at BBIA

    RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight carrying 331 Haj pilgrims arrived at Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) from Jeddah on Wednesday...

    PIA flight PK-3002 to Islamabad was scheduled to arrive at 5:10pm, but was delayed and landed at around 6:25pm...

  • Smog continues to disrupt PIA flight operations

    KARACHI: At least seven flights of the Pakistan Int­er­national Airlines (PIA) were cancelled and five others re-routed owing to the poor weather conditions — dense fog and smog — in the upper Sindh and lower Punjab region on Saturday...

    However, according to the Associated Press, experts are hopeful that winter rains starting next week will bring relief from weeks-long smog persisting in much of the country...

  • PIA to introduce new Lahore-Delhi flight

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will introduce a new weekly flight to India in its schedule in November, PIA Spokesperson Mashood Tajwar confirmed on Friday...

    com, the spokesperson said that a flight from Lahore to Delhi will be introduced to the schedule next month, doubling the number of weekly flights from Pakistan to India...

  • Saudi-bound PIA flight makes 'technical' landing in Lahore after smoke detection

    A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight heading to Saudi Arabia from Sialkot on Wednesday made an emergency landing in Lahore after smoke was detected by the plane's computer systems, officials said...

    PIA flight PK-755, which departed Sialkot for Riyadh at 6am, made an emergency landing at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport after smoke was detected in the cargo compartment of the Airbus A-320 jet, airport sources...

  • PIA flight delayed as refuelling vehicle collides with plane at Toronto airport

    A refuelling vehicle collided with a parked Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane at Canada's Toronto Pearson International Airport on Friday, delaying the Lahore-bound flight by 16 hours...

    Flight PK-798 was scheduled to take off at 7:40pm, however, the Boeing 777 aircraft was damaged when a refuelling vehicle operated by a local company collided with the plane's engine during refuelling, PIA spokesman Mashood Tajwar said in a...

  • PIA blacklists passengers for smoking, misbehaving with crew during flight to UK

    The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Thursday blacklisted an unstated number of passengers for violating a no-smoking rule and misbehaving with the crew during its Islamabad-Birmingham flight earlier this week...

    PIA acting CEO Nayyar Hayat directed airline authorities to ban the concerned passengers for their "unruly" behaviour on PK-791 with immediate effect, a press release said...

  • 15 kilogrammes of heroin recovered from PIA flight

    At least 15 kilogrammes of heroin were recovered from a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight on Tuesday at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, the national flag carrier reported on Tuesday...

    "PIA's security department, with the assistance of Anti-Narcotics Force, has recovered approximately 15 kg of heroin from an aircraft which was at the hangar in Karachi undergoing [a] C check," the PIA spokesperson, Daniyal...

  • Inquiry into overloaded flight still under way, says PIA chief

    KARACHI: The scope of inquiry into the overloading of passengers on a Saudi Arabia-bound flight earlier this year has been broadened, which is why it is taking longer than the prescribed time, the Pakistan International Airlines chief said on Thursday...

    While responding to queries following a briefing to journalists, the PIA’s acting CEO Nayyar Hayat said the PIA had initially conducted an internal inquiry but the pilot of the...

  • British authorities say heroin found on Islamabad-London PIA flight

    British authorities confirmed Tuesday that their Border Force officers had found a "quantity of heroin" on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight that landed at Heathrow Airport Monday...

    The authorities further said National Crime Agency officials were investigating the case after the seizure of narcotics from the plane...

  • PIA pilot contradicts story about nap during flight

    KARACHI: Apropos a story headlined “PIA pilot grabs some shut-eye leaving aircraft in hands of trainee” published in Dawn on May 7, Amir Akhtar Hashmi, the pilot, has issued a contradiction...

    In the flight mentioned in the story, he said, both co-pilots were rated on B777, adding that despite this fact he did not leave the cockpit for more than a few minutes...

  • Old PIA plane takes new flight as airport security turns it into restaurant: reports

    The Airport Security Force (ASF) has converted an old aircraft, previously owned by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) into a restaurant, ProPakistani reported Wednesday...

    According to the news site, PIA retired the Jumbo Jet, a 747-300 AP-BFV, in 2014, following which the aircraft was transferred to a hanger in Karachi's Jinnah International Airport and later "donated" to ASF for use in anti-terrorism training purposes...

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