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Pakistan International Airlines operates 46 flights without passengers: Audit report

The figures were revealed in an audit report which stated that the airline suffered huge financial losses by operating 46 empty flights from Islamabad, the Geo TV reported.

Jeddah-bound Pakistan flight makes emergency landing after it catches fire

The Jeddah-bound flight PK-759 was forced to make an emergency landing back to Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore after one of its engines caught fire during takeoff.


PIA plane skids off runway in Pakistan's Gilgit airport; passengers safe

There were 48 passengers onboard the aircraft, which was en route from Islamabad to Gilgit in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.

Lose weight or face the axe: Pakistan International Airlines tells 'obese' cabin crew

In a memo distributed to approximately 1,800 cabin crew, PIA said they must trim down or face being grounded, the report said. The airline said it is cracking down on what it terms the "excess weight" of some of its cabin crew.

Five PIA pilots have not even passed matric: Pakistan aviation authority

At least 50 Pakistan International Airlines employees have been suspended for not furnishing their documents, the three-judge bench of the apex court was told.

Brawl between pilot, cabin crew delays PIA flight to London

The pilot alleged that in the past the steward was involved in incidents of smuggling during flight duty bringing bad name to the airline.


Restless PIA pilot violates safety rules, operates without adequate rest

The sources said that the 24-hour mandatory rest was prescribed by the CAA rules and Air Navigation Order (ANO) before long-haul flights so that the crew could remain fresh during the flight, as an overworked, under-rested and fatigued crew in the cockpit.

Pakistan govt mulls shutting down PIA; forms committee

Abbasi laid three options before the committee: let it run the way it runs, operate in loss; declare it bankrupt and shut it down; or, restructure it.

Pakistan to exhume plane's crew bodies for drug test

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-661 crashed in a hilly area in Havelian near Abbottabad while en route from Chitral to Islamabad on December 7.

Plane with some 47 people on board crashes in north Pakistan

The aircraft was carrying "around 40 people", the airline said in a statement, but the civil aviation authority said 47 people were on board.

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Pakistan International Airlines Flight Carrying Over 40 Passenger On Board Crashes

Over 40 people, including popular pop singer-turned-Islamic preacher Junaid Jamshed, were reportedly killed as their Islamabad-bound flight crashed in Pakistan’s garrison town of Abbottabad. The Pakistan International Airlines plane PK-661 crashed while en route to Islamabad from Chitral in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. A PIA spokesman confirmed that the pilot of the ill-fated plane had given a […]