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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.

Pakistan airline in deep legal mess over buying properties

RBI had issued a notice to the airlines in November with a deadline of six months to sell the properties but the latter had showed no urgency to move the court.

PIA crew detained for smuggling iPhones

The accused purchased iPhones during its launch in London at cheap rates to sell them in Pakistan at higher prices.

Pak Taliban group blamed for plane attack in Peshawar

The militants used rooftop of a school in suburban Sulimankhel area.