PIA

PIA A320 sustains a bird strike on takeoff, lands safely

Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 sustains a bird strike on takeoff from Karachi (KHI)....


PIA sets new rules for crew: passports held, mobility restricted

Pakistan International Airlines is set to implement new strict rules for cabin crew members during the international layovers....


Malaysian court releases seized PIA Boeing 777

A Malaysian court issued permission to release PIA Boeing 777, which was impounded due to a British court case over unpaid lease dues....


PIA clears 110 pilots after fake license scandal

Pakistan’s national flag-carrier PIA representative informed the country’s Supreme Court that the airline had confirmed the validity of 110 pilots’ licenses out of 141....


Pakistan International Airlines fires 28 pilots with fake license

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) laid off 60 pilots, of which 28 were sacked for holding fake licenses. The decision follows the recent investigation of the local regulator that found 40% of Pakistani pilots to hold dubious degrees....


US bans Pakistan International Airlines flights over fake degrees

The United States banned Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flights from its airspace. The decision follows the recent investigation that found 40% of Pakistani pilots to hold dubious licenses....


EASA bans Pakistan International Airlines from European airspace

As a consequence of the recent investigation that found 40% of Pakistani pilots to hold dubious degrees, the European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA) has temporarily suspended the country’s flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) and Vision Air International, from operating to and from the European Union....


After alarming report, PIA takes action on “fake pilot licenses”

The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority carried out an investigation that found that 40% of pilots in the country held fake pilot licenses. In response to the findings, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) suspended 150 of its 426 pilots pending further investigation....


PIA crash: One black box still missing, French investigators say

French investigators who are working on the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK8303 crash site say one of the plane’s black boxes is still missing. ...


PIA urges patience as flight PK8303 crash speculation soar

Pakistan International Airlines is urging to avoid speculation about probable causes that might have led to the flight PK8303 crash. The appeal comes following a release of what is alleged to be the recording of the A320 pilot’s last conversion with the ATC and headlines in various media sources claiming he ignored three warnings of the controllers just before the downing. ...