PIA to expand fleet with five new aircraft

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to acquire five new aircraft in a bid to expand its fleet, a private media outlet reported on...

Aviation Division flying on its own amid absence of top officials

ISLAMABAD: Affairs of the Aviation Division are in disarray owing to absence of the top officials, it was learnt on Wednesday. Official sources, on the condition...

PIA increases number of flights to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced to increase the number of flights to Saudi Arabia, a private media outlet reported. In a statement issued on...

British Airways cancels ‘nearly 100pc’ of flights as pilots begin two-day strike

British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding nearly all its flights and disrupting thousands of travellers’ plans in unprecedented industrial action...

Audit report invalidates PIA’s claims of increase in revenue

KARACHI: Despite under obligation to publicly declare its quarterly and annual financial reports, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had not declared its financial details since 2016...

PIA announces 10pc discount on Defence Day

Pakistan International Airline (PIA) on Tuesday announced a discount on airfare for passengers on Defence Day. The national carrier announced that passengers will be able...

PIA urged to pursue independent, sustainable business plan

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance & Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Friday told the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) management that the...

PIA to add 12 new aircraft to its fleet by 2023

ISLAMABAD: As part of government's vision to cap the losses of state-owned Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the purchase of...

Govt striving hard to make PIA profitable: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was striving hard to turn Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) into a profit-making...

PIA revival ‘will take some time’: CEO

Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Chief Executive Officer Air Marshal Arshad Malik has said the national flag carrier is moving on the right track, however,...

NOC mandatory for high-rise constructions near airports: CAA

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has made mandatory the availability of a no-objection certificate (NOC) before constructing high-rise buildings within 15 kilometres of airports. "All...

PIA hikes UAE fares

Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has increased fares up to Rs6,000 for two sectors of Middle East – Dubai and Abu Dhabi, a private media...

Cathay Pacific’s torrid week ends with shock CEO resignation

HONG KONG: Cathay Pacific announced the shock resignation on Friday of its CEO Rupert Hogg, compounding a torrid week for the Hong Kong carrier...

Thai airlines’ losses widen on weak tourism, strong baht

BANGKOK: Bangkok Airways and smaller Thai carriers have reported surging second-quarter losses as they reeled from a decline in Chinese tourists and a strengthening baht...

US aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc’s MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which...

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