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  • Another PIA flight steward detained in Paris in drugs case

    ISLAMABAD: Another flight steward of the Pakistan International Airlines has been detained by the French authorities after information given by the PIA employee who was allegedly caught with drugs in Paris on Saturday...

    The rest of the crew members of the Islamabad-Paris flight PK-749 returned to Pakistan on Sunday...

  • PIA flight delayed after pilot-steward row

    LAHORE: A London-bound PIA flight got late for more than three hours on Saturday night when the pilot refused to fly after a physical brawl with a steward whom he suspected as a smuggler...

    The situation also brought embarrassment to the PIA administration as footage of the untoward incident followed by the protest of the passengers was run by the electronic media...

  • PIA sacks steward for trying to smuggle mobile phones from UK

    KARACHI: The management of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Tuesday terminated the service of a flight steward who was caught by United Kingdom authorities at the Heathrow airport while trying to smuggle mobile phones through a PIA flight on Monday afternoon...

    According to a PIA’s press release, flight steward Khurrum Shehzad was caught at the airport while he was boarding the flight PK 786 for Islamabad...

  • Former PIA engineer given 10 years’ imprisonment for funding Safoora carnage

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Friday sentenced a former engineer of Pakistan International Airlines to 10 years’ imprisonment for financing the Safoora Goth bus carnage...

    Another ATC on Friday extended interim pre-arrest bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Senator Nehal Hashmi in a case pertaining to his controversial speech against judiciary and civil servants...

  • Dr Malik wants jobs for Balochistan’s youths in PIA, CAA

    QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has asked the authorities of Pakistan International Airlines to redress the long-standing grievances of the province such as offering jobs to its people, increasing number of flights and restoring non-functional airports...

    Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the PIA’s technical training centre here on Monday, he said that PIA’s “discriminatory policies” towards Balochistan...

  • 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 PIA is considering closing its flight operation for the US till the financial health of the organisation improves,” a senior official privy to the development told Dawn on Saturday...

  • Smog forces PIA to revise flight schedule

    LAHORE: The national flag carrier has revised timings of various flights scheduled for Monday, according to a statement by the Pakistan International Airlines spokesperson...

    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...

  • 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...

    A PIA statement said the current weather conditions were expected to continue for the next few days and were beyond the control of the airline which had to adjust its schedule as flights could not be...

  • 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...

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