Covid-19: Saudi Arabia lifts ban on flights from Pakistan

KARACHI: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday lifted a ban on international flights coming from Pakistan after the latter's success in controlling the coronavirus...

Positive about flying? Airlines look to Covid tests that give results in minutes

ZURICH/MILAN: European airlines are pinning hopes on pre-flight Covid-19 tests that deliver results as fast as pregnancy tests to help restore passengers’...

Iraqi govt withdraws special permission from PIA for carrying Arbaeen pilgrims

KARACHI: The Government of Iraq has cancelled the special permission granted to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for operating flights to Najaf and...

Virgin Atlantic announces flight schedule for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A Crawley-based British airline, Virgin Atlantic has announced the schedule of flights to be operated from Pakistan to the United Kingdom...

IATA team expresses satisfaction after PIA’s safety audit

KARACHI: A team of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has completed the operational safety audit of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA),...

Budget Turkish airline Pegasus to take off from Karachi

KARACHI: Budget Turkish airline Pegasus is entering the Pakistani airspace competition by introducing flights to and from Karachi-Istanbul starting September 25, 2020. Earlier...
PIA

PIA slashes fares for senior citizens, inbound flights

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced a reduction in fares for senior citizens as well as domestic and inbound flights by...
PIA

PIA cuts fares for domestic, international flights

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Tuesday announced a further reduction in fares for international and domestic flights. According to a PIA spokesperson,...
PIA

IOSA team due on Saturday for safety audit of PIA

KARACHI: An IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) team will be arriving in Pakistan on September 5 (Saturday) to conduct a safety audit of...

PIA to withdraw its staff from Europe

ISLAMABAD: Following the closure of its Europe operations, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to call back its staffers posted in various member...

Virgin Atlantic to launch direct flights between UK, Pakistan from December

Virgin Atlantic airline on Thursday announced that it will operate flights between the UK and Pakistan from December 2020. According to reports the...

Emirates and Etihad airlines ask crew to take more unpaid leave

DUBAI: Middle East airlines Emirates and Etihad Airways have again asked cabin crew to take voluntary unpaid leave as they try to...

760 PIA staffers sacked over fake degrees: minister

ISLAMABAD: Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Monday revealed the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) management has sacked as many as 760 of...

Govt considering outsourcing of major airports to foreign companies

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has been paving the path to outsource major airports of the country to foreign companies and a committee...

PIA likely to resume flights to EU within two months, says aviation minister

Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Friday said that the government is using all diplomatic and technical means to resume Pakistan International...