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Saudi-bound PIA flight makes ‘technical landing’ in Lahore

Saudi-bound PIA flight makes ‘technical landing’ in Lahore

Monitoring Desk KARACHI:  The pilot of a Saudi-bound Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, which took off from Sialkot earlier in the morning, made a technical landing at Lahore airport, the airlines spokesperson said. “First of all, it was not an emergency landing because an emergency landing is different from a technical landing,” Mashood Tajwar told The […]

PIA to continue flight operations to US

PIA to continue flight operations to US

  Mashood Tajwar denies reports of possible retrenchment in national flag carrier. PHOTO: PIA KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will continue its flight operations to the United States, the airlines spokesperson said on Sunday. “We are currently running two flights to New York every week and this is going to continue until a formal decision is taken,” […]

15 kilogrammes of heroin recovered from PIA flight

15 kilogrammes of heroin recovered from PIA flight

Agency 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 […]

PIA board meeting discusses aircraft sold ‘for peanuts’ to German museum

PIA board meeting discusses aircraft sold ‘for peanuts’ to German museum

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) held a board meeting to discuss the case of Airbus 310 aircraft which was sold to a museum in Germany for only Rs5 million. Independent estimates suggest that even a plane wreck of this aircraft would cost over Rs8 million. During the board meeting held on Friday it was decided […]

Three PIA flights to Karachi diverted due to fog

Three PIA flights to Karachi diverted due to fog

Three flights of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) scheduled to land in Karachi were diverted to other cities due to heavy fog on Friday morning, leaving relatives of passengers in a state of confusion. Flights PK-214 from Dubai to Karachi and PK-307 from Lahore to Karachi were diverted to Muscat while PK-732 from Jeddah to Karachi […]

COAS attends funeral prayers for pilot of crashed PIA plane

COAS attends funeral prayers for pilot of crashed PIA plane

RAWALPINDI: Funeral prayers for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilot Ali Akram, one of the 47 victims of the deadly PK-661 crash, were offered in Rawalpindi on Thursday. The prayers were held at Army Ground, Rawalpindi, which were also attended by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Strict security arrangements were in place […]