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Pakistan International Airlines

Only two survivors from Pakistan air disaster

Authorities confirm 97 killed in crash of Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane

23 May 2020 8:52 AM

Pak International Airlines operates 46 flights without passengers in 2016-17: report

Grappling with a debt-ridden economy, Pakistan has secured bailouts (including that from the IMF) to stay afloat.

22 Sep 2019 10:32 AM

Pakistan airspace closure affects 400 flights daily, costs Islamabad USD 100 million

Pak closed airspace following aerial engagement along LoC on February 27 in wake of the suicide attack by JeM that killed 40 Indian troops.

03 Jul 2019 2:38 PM

Woman on Pak airlines flight mistakes emergency exit for toilet

After the incident, about 40 passengers were offloaded along with their luggage as per standard operating procedure.

09 Jun 2019 9:06 PM

Pakistan to re-open airspace today

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) temporarily restored Pakistani airspace for commercial aviation, allowing some flights to depart.

01 Mar 2019 11:25 AM


Pak apologises for leaving 2 corpses behind in New York

Pakistan International Airlines Chairman has ordered an inquiry into the oversight, a company spokesman said.

01 Nov 2017 6:50 PM

Pak offers help to UK in probing drug smuggling case on PIA plane

British authorities shared no details of the investigation being conducted by the UK’s National Crime Agency.

18 May 2017 3:38 PM

PIA crew held at Heathrowover drugs

The incident happened on Monday when PK785 from Islamabad arrived at the London airport.

17 May 2017 12:56 AM

PIA to suspend Mumbai-Karachi weekly flight from May 11

Tthe PIA communication did not specify the reason for suspension of its flight service, a company official said.

05 May 2017 2:37 PM

Pakistan-origin man arrested for misbehaving with PIA steward

A group of five men of Pakistani origin were travelling together on flight PK-791 from Islamabad to Birmingham.

13 Apr 2017 9:16 AM


Pak flight to Saudi under scanner after 7 extra passengers travelled on aisle

The Boeing 777 aircraft has a seating capacity of 409 including seats for staff, while it carried 416 passengers from Karachi to Madina.

26 Feb 2017 4:50 PM

Pakistan's national carrier mocked for sacrificing goat on tarmac

The incident comes after a PIA aircraft plummeted into a mountain on December 7, killing all 47 people on-board.

19 Dec 2016 5:14 PM

Faulty engine caused Pak airlines crash

The plane had descended in an unsymmetrical manner after which it lost altitude in the few moments before it crashed.

09 Dec 2016 3:16 PM

Pakistan plane crash kills 48

Prominent singer-turned cleric Junaid Jamshed among those killed in accident.

08 Dec 2016 6:16 AM

47 feared dead as PIA plane crashes near Abbottabad

The ATR plane PK-661 with 47 people crashed near Havelian while en route to Islamabad from Chitral in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

07 Dec 2016 6:01 PM