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  • PIA plane sustains damage after collision at Toronto Airport

    PIA plane sustains damage after collision at Toronto Airport

    An airport fuel vehicle collided with the engine of a PIA plane during refuelling at the Toronto Pearson International Airport on Saturday. A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) spokesman said flight PK-789 sustained minor damage and has been transferred to the......

    October 21, 2017
  • PIA to bring back Pakistani pilgrims stranded in Qatar

    PIA to bring back Pakistani pilgrims stranded in Qatar

    Pakistan International Airlines will send special flights to bring back hundreds of Pakistani pilgrims stranded in Doha, a day after Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. According to a statement issued on Monday, PIA CEO......

    June 6, 2017
  • Seven PIA officials being probed over drug bust

    Seven PIA officials being probed over drug bust

    Seven PIA members have been taken into custody in connection with a probe into the recovery of heroin from a London-bound flight at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Monday. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) management on Tuesday began profiling......

    May 24, 2017
  • PIA pilot in dock for letting passenger into cockpit

    PIA pilot in dock for letting passenger into cockpit

    The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has begun an inquiry against a pilot after a video showed a young female passenger exiting the cockpit, the media reported on Wednesday. The video showed a young Chinese woman and a crew member entering......

    May 10, 2017
  • PIA 'likely' to suspend Karachi-Mumbai flights

    PIA 'likely' to suspend Karachi-Mumbai flights

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced on Friday that it was "likely", on "purely economical" grounds, to suspend its Karachi-Mumbai operations, while flights to New Delhi will continue. PIA Spokesperson Daniyal Gillani, told Dawn online that PIA is considering the move......

    May 5, 2017
  • Heroin worth millions seized from PIA plane in Pakistan

    Heroin worth millions seized from PIA plane in Pakistan

    As much as 15 kg of heroin was recovered from a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight on Tuesday at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. According to the national flag carrier, the heroine was recovered from a plane parked in......

    April 4, 2017
  • PIA chairman resigns after plane crash

    PIA chairman resigns after plane crash

    The chief of Pakistan International Airlines has resigned, days after one of the cash-strapped national carrier's flights carrying 47 people crashed en route to Islamabad, killing all on board.Azam Saigol tendered his resignation yesterday citing personal reasons without giving details,......

    December 13, 2016
  • Pakistan grounds all ATR planes after deadly crash

    Pakistan grounds all ATR planes after deadly crash

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) said on Monday that all French-made ATR passenger carriers have been grounded after an ATR plane crashed in northwest of the country last week, killing all 48 on board.The plane crashed in Havelian on December 7,......

    December 12, 2016
  • Pilot lost control of engine, made ‘mayday call' before crash

    Pilot lost control of engine, made ‘mayday call' before crash

     The pilot of the ill-fated Pakistan International Airlines plane that crashed into a mountain on Wednesday killing everyone on board reportedly lost control of one of the engines, the airline said.Azam Sehgal, PIA's chairman, told reporters that the pilot for......

    December 8, 2016
  • PIA flight PK-661 crashes enroute to Islamabad

    PIA flight PK-661 crashes enroute to Islamabad

    A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-661 carrying over 40 passengers crashed on the way to Islamabad from Chitral on Wednesday.A government official on the scene told Reuters that there are unlikely to be any survivors."All of the bodies are......

    December 7, 2016
  • Galaxy Note 7 barred from entry on flight

    Galaxy Note 7 barred from entry on flight

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has stopped passengers from carrying the recently-launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7, following reports of the smartphone's batteries exploding, officials said on Sunday. "In view of recent reports about Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices and the international......

    September 12, 2016
  • Pak pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777

    Pak pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777

    Two sisters working as pilots for Pakistani national flag carrier PIA have become the first such pair to fly concurrently the Boeing 777 aircraft, the airlines said on Wednesday. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) spokesman Danyal Gilani said that Maryam Masood......

    August 31, 2016
  • Facebook teams up with Unity to build gaming platform

    Facebook teams up with Unity to build gaming platform

    Social media giant Facebook is working with game engine Unity to build a dedicated, downloadable Steam-style desktop gaming platform. Steam is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation that offers multiplayer gaming and social networking services. Facebook's enhanced web......

    August 19, 2016