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Pakistan International Airlines eyes aircraft fleet revamp

Pakistan International Airlines plans to gradually revamp its aging aircraft fleet....


PIA to layoff half of its staff in bid to turn profitable?

Pakistan International Airlines is reportedly planning to layoff half of its staff in an attempt to turn profitable....


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....